Loft Room – A Transformation

Loft Room – A Transformation

Before This photo was taken the day that we viewed the property. The plaster on the ceiling was collapsing and had been patched in places and the window (although not in this photo) was rotten and could not be opened. During The photo below is taken looking in the same direction as the above photo […]

Moving Home and Feeling Cheated… | Stoves Range Cooker

Moving Home and Feeling Cheated… | Stoves Range Cooker

I wanted to share with you something that happened about a week after we completed on the sale of our first house. Silly me used my beloved 7 burner Stoves range cooker (1100DFA) as a bargaining tool in the price negotiation so when they offered £167,000, I counter offered £171,500 including the range, which they […]

How to Remove Lead Paint

How to Remove Lead Paint

It wasn’t until I actually started to try and remove the paint from the stairs that I realised it must be lead paint – it would not simply chip or scrape off, nor would it budge with liquid based paint removers. Lead was commonly added to paint pre 1960’s/1970’s, therefore if you are renovating an […]