Category Archives: current events

Installation stalled

We are having a weekend off from installing the new shower. The floor has been laid and is as even as it’s going to get, but everything else is on hold. We unpacked the shower tray but did not remove … Continue reading

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Day off, materials only

Small hiccough with the bathroom involving a shower control and a floorboard. All rectified and drying out nicely, so it was a case of measuring up for waste pipe and getting the shower tray out of the packaging for inspection … Continue reading

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In the clear

We were up early this morning so that we could take Maya for a walk before taking her round to our friend who was going to look after her for us while we went to the hospital for Hubby’s appointment … Continue reading

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Maya deserved some quality time

Dogs don’t usually complain do they. They let you know when they want to go out or if they’re hungry, and Maya will bring a gonk or something and plonk it in my lap if she’s bored, but with our … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 7

Well, Wednesday has started like any other Wednesday with reading the meters. Gas and electricity are both up, the former because it’s been so damn cold this past week and the electric because we have been hoovering two or three … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project: Day 6

The floor has been our nemesis and Hubby has had no choice but to take up what he had done and start again. Our delivery was due between 6.30 and 7.30 this evening so we had some time to run … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 5

It had to happen. Hubby hit a tilt today which has put us back a little. The floor where the shower tray is going to go isn’t level.  We already knew that, but what we didn’t realise is that is … Continue reading

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Price hikes, again!

I had a little bit of shopping to do today and took the time to have a look round the shelves to see what was available. Lots of Christmas stuff reduced by up to 50%, but I don’t want any … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 3

Hubby did very well yesterday and managed to get the remaining tiles and adhesive off the walls today. The domino effect has begun though and he has had to go out and buy some plaster, floor sealant, and levelling paste … Continue reading

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Bathroom Project Day 2

We did the tip run this morning which was a bit of a game as the car with bath on the roof rack was too high for the height restriction. We could not have asked a less helpful person, who … Continue reading

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