Replastering our house

Replastering our house

When we bought our house we knew it would need to be replastered. Surely enough, after stripping back the layers of stubbon old wallpaper we were left with a lot of crumbly old lime plaster that simply could not be patched. Here I will outline the steps we took to obtain a beautifully smooth newly […]

Damp Proof Course – Electro Osmosis and Damp Proof Membrane

Damp Proof Course – Electro Osmosis and Damp Proof Membrane

As part of the survey process before we bought the property we had to obtain a damp and timber survey. The results of this survey were pretty damning, although to be honest, I’m pretty sure they over exaggerated their findings in order to try to obtain work. Their damp proof reader picked up damp on […]

Rock Wool and Celotex Insulation

Rock Wool and Celotex Insulation

In the ceilings and stud wall we used 200mm rock wool insulation for both heat insulation and noise reduction. Each roll covered 5.5 sq meters and we used 11 rolls to cover all the ceilings in the house and also the stud wall in the back bedroom. As rock wool insulation is made from fibreglass […]