January 14, 2020

Wooden windows look lovely and give a natural feel to your home. However, they can attract rot and mould if not properly maintained. This week I have been removing back mould from these windows, sanding, and varnishing with a clear satin finish.

January 7, 2020

Glad to be back to work as it will help me burn off the cheese and cake that seems to have built up around my waist over Xmas.  Fortunately my first task is to put some gloass onto the world in

 one of the darkest months of the year. 

December 13, 2019

It was a hole and I had to crawl through it to install the extractor fan. I think I need to start Pilates in the new year to improve my contortions at work. The over cubicle light sits in the centre of the ducting for the inline extractor fan sited in the loft space ab...

December 5, 2019

Interesting job this week trying to replace some overloaded guttering with deep flow on a tall chorlton property. The glass roof preventing access for a single ladder. I was able to fix ply boards between the glass panels which my smaller ladder could go on top of. All...

November 27, 2019

New shower tiles and tray gone in last week. Tricky job as the last one had been glued to the tiles which had to be replaced. Some rebuilding of the plasterboard wall was required. The plinth the tray was sat on had to be restructured and the waste water outlet pipes m...

November 17, 2019

Installing an oak engineered wooden floor this week. Happy with the lines through the house and no thin slithers at the edges! This style is tongue and groove glued together with waterproof d4 woodglue. Underneath the floor I used a foil backed underlay on the floorboa...

November 7, 2019

And here is the finished result. Nice even lines throughout. No thing slithers at the sides. Where the walls were uneven, the gaps were never more than 10mm and easily grouted or fitted with scotia/quadrant.

November 5, 2019