You (still) can’t beat a good list (see the bottom of this post for the previous ones) – this is the current position:
- Flooring and tiling
We’ve bought slate wall and floor tiles for both bathrooms and travertine for the ground floor. Finally, we’ve also selected oak flooring for the first floor. No more tiles to buy – hooray!
- Internal doors We’ll go for relatively traditional hardwood doors, but not ordered yet.
We’ve got a utility area in the kitchen and will install cupboards in the dressing area (including on the high wall above the door to the landing), under the stairs and in second bedroom. We will install shelving on the landing and hopefully find some really neat storage solutions for various other nooks and crannies – continuing investigations!
Pretty much all bought – details soon.
Still Need: Cooker, fridge-freezer, washing machine, TV.
money, money, money
Got: multi-fuel stove.
Still Need: Beds, dining table and chairs.
Settee and chairs have been bought.
- Paint Internal and external
Internal paint is clay based and the first coat has been applied (except in the bedrooms). We will use eco-gloss where woodwork is to be glossed, although this will be minimal. A subtle shade of green has been selected for the exterior paint work – picture soon!
- New – Wood Store
Build an external, wood store from wood and slate in the yard for storage of firewood.
- New – Treat internal woodwork
Wax (and otherwise treat) all the internal woodwork, especially the stairs and bannisters.
- New – Progress Kitchen
Complete assembly and installation of the kitchen units.
- New – Progress Bathroom
Install shower cubicles and clean, grout and seal all tiling.
- New – Shutters
Find affordable (under £3000 which is the quote I currently have) for shutters for the yard side window.