Plastering the wall of the hallway (part 1)

There wasn’t supposed to be more than a part 1… But hey, renovating means surprises it seems ;) Before:     wall upstairs, very badly damaged       wall upstairs, very badly damaged     wall downstairs, bad quality but looked good… (looking good doesn’t mean quality…)       wall downstairs, bad quality […]

Finishing the walls of the attics

Finishing touch of the walls: all plastered up! Our future bedroom:           The last window in the roof  is also installed now. If anyone wants the name of my AWESOME ‘roof-guy’ -> give me a yell, and I will point you in the correct direction!             The […]

Renovating the roof (part 3)

So, more roof stuff ;) The new roof from the outside!           The new window in ‘our’ part of the attic     And then they started on the last bit, the walls! (the bad pictures is due to no more lights available and it was getting dark outside :D)   […]

Remodeling the kitchen some more!

We have starting painting around the new kitchen window, since we have some issues with the borders and last kitchen cabinet… and we added the front window too, since there is no more work needed around that one! The door and upstairs window will have to wait, since we are still going to be working […]

The new stairs to the attic/soon to be childrens rooms

The new stairs were going to be installed, so we cleaned up the space where they will be:                   The materials to build the stairs on the spot:         And this is the finished stairs, now we just have to do the walls around […]

Renovating the roof (part 2)

A little sooner then we expected after the initial discussions, our roof is being replaced already! The weather is good (no rain or stuff falling from the skies) so they started right after the insulation of the first part!  The tiles have been partially removed here already… They will also remove most of the beams […]

Renovating the roof (part 1)

They added a new window, and moved another one:   New ‘holes’ in the roof for the windows       Newly placed window     And righted the roof:         And put up insulation:                 Next up: in the other attic (our bedroom-to-be): remove […]

Music room: adding floor and ceiling (part 1)

So on Sunday we also decided to start the ceiling works for the music room: building a frame, adding insulation to the garage ceiling (since we won’t be able to reach it anymore after closing up the ceiling of the music room). It does take some work…           And the floor […]

New kitchen window!!

Yes, a bit later, but an update!!! As seen in previous posts about the house, this is the kitchen window: single glass panes, so very cold!   You can see that my father, under the stern eye of Thûrin, first replaced the hideous marble with blue harstone slabs:                […]

Finished kitchen

Finally, pictures of the finished kitchen! And it was cleaned up for the occasion of course :) All cupboards are there, we are still going to change the large window in the back and the ceiling will be updated, and one day a nice American fridge will compliment the kitchen too :) We might change […]