We’ve got wall-to-wall floors you know!
…and sore knees!
Actually, the laminate flooring went down quite well. It took all afternoon, mind you. And by afternoon, I don’t mean a couple of hours after a long lunch, then a tea break, then another hour before going home. No, I mean the whole six-hour afternoon – and a chunk of the evening!
It’s not that it was a large area. Far from it. It’s just that our shop/reception is in a part of the building that was added in 1933 on a piece of triangular land between this property and next door, so there are no right angles in the whole room. They got away with all sorts in those days. Now, if you so much as utter the phrase “uPVC Windows” the listed building police will come and take you away.
No Skirting boards yet. That’s a job for the morning – along with clearing all the junk out of the camera room for a fashion shoot in the afternoon. Then it’s business as usual for a few days before starting on the camera room itself.
So tell me – how DO they do that on TV’s 60 Minute Makeover? Jayne and I have worked out we’ll be hard pressed to finish this little lot in 60 days!
Although we did get the ceiling painted in the shop/reception, most of today was spent on preparation.
Up came the carpet. Three years ago it was a good idea. Unfortunately, Read the rest of this entry »
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