Category Archives: maintenance

Meet The Doors………..

Old door New door As you can see, the door itself is wider than the original, but in keeping with wider doorways, hallway and position of light switches aimed at disabled living. We’re pleased with the job.

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Houdini Kela

Kela has given everyone quite a fright today as she disappeared and no-one could find her. Her owner visits her sister every day and takes Kela with her. The two ladies were working in the conservatory but when it was … Continue reading

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Bolts, screws and hinges

Fence repairs hold a whole catalogue of memories, some amusing and some frustrating. Usually the weather is kind and we can do the job in a sensible time frame. Getting the four inch fence post and repair spike was straightforward … Continue reading

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The waiting game

It doesn’t matter how good the coffee is, having to wait over three hours for the car today was not impressive. Last week for their diagnostic diagnosis we arrived almost an hour early to allow the car to ‘cool’ so … Continue reading

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A post about a post

No, it’s not this one from our beach walks: but a gate post. We got back from our afternoon walk and our neighbour was having her grass cut by the young lad who has a round here. She opened the … Continue reading

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Cowboys at work?

Sometimes it’s quite interesting watching the world go by from one’s lounge, or in this instance, repair men carrying out maintenance. A van pulled up outside the house opposite and three guys got out. Next thing we see is the … Continue reading

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Taking Advantage

On the subject of curious thought, here’s another one that is perhaps not so pleasant. Our neighbour recently had some work done at her house, which included the removal of two trees from her back garden, the tarmacing of her … Continue reading

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Back home and glad to be!

I may have mentioned that we put our car in for a service and MOT earlier this month and she sailed through with a couple of recommendations. We acted on getting the brakes done straight away even though it was … Continue reading

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All In!

Well, half the year is officially over as we begin the month of July. Our double glazing fitter arrived at 8.15 this morning, so I was glad I’d got up early and just got back from walking the dog. Nine … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now………………

or at least we will in a couple of weeks. We had another double glazed panel blow over the weekend and made a call to the company we used to replace the others to come and give us a quote……………….. … Continue reading

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