(Mis)adventures of converting a stone barn to a dwelling

January, 2009

Doors , beams and windahs

Pip managed to get some proper bargains for the doors. Firstly the rear we got a reasonable quality hardwood double glazed one and some wooden double glazed tradinorm windows from Leroy Merlin’s, and got 10% discount off the price under a customer loyalty scheme. Then Pip went one better and snagged this off ebay, for …Continue reading

A wall is born

Once the old interior was out, work could start proper. The first job was to replace the old smashed windows with new ones to keep the weather out. Then we poured a substantial foundation trench down the centre of the building, this could only mean work couldn’t it… Then we built a wall to support …Continue reading