I had a very pleasant surprise when I ripped up the flooring in the hallway and living room. It was this manky engineered wood stuff – some of it can look good, I know, I have it in the bedroom, but this was crappy – and I was expecting to just find sheets of plywood underneath, like when I pulled up the carpet in the bedroom. Continue reading “The Flat Saga Rumbles On”
I have a beautiful big bay window in my living room. I love it. It was one of the reasons I decided to take the flat.
It’s also disgusting. Continue reading “How To Remove Internal Glazing”
I’ve been renovating my flat since I moved in four years ago. It’s not even nearly finished. It’s exhausting and exciting and all sorts of other words I can’t currently think of because my brain’s so focused on waiting for an email from the builder who came over earlier today, made a sucking noise through his teeth and gave me such a long list of things which need to happen that I can only remember about 50% of them.
The big news of last week is:
My boiler is finally fixed!
This is very exciting. It’d been broken since last December. They managed to briefly fix it about a month ago, but the fix lasted two days before it broke again.
So far this time, we’re on four days and counting. Keep your fingers crossed for me!