Category Archives: Home Maintenance

Bank Holiday weekend May–Garden

I never take a trip out in the car to go walking either in the country or by the coast. living close to toursit areas they are always very busy wjhen the sun shines and people descend on the our … Continue reading

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Home Improvements

Moving house is a busy and stressful time. First you decide where you want to move , then its off to the estate Agents to get the best offer in selling your home. Whilst I waited for someone to view … Continue reading

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Apologies for not posting in a while. 5 weeks of intense continuous pain with the knee. various pain killers, Steroid injection – all to no avail. Am now 1 week without pain and getting back to my old self again. … Continue reading

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It’s all systems go in my new home. The urgent, important work has started. The electrician came last Monday. A re-wire is being done. Everything here has been running on extension leads –DANGERIOUS. More sockets have now been put in; … Continue reading

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Flat Packed and D.I.Y.(for the elderly)

I had decided to have a couple of new items for the home.First step was to look on the internet. This was followed to visit the stores The Range and Buyology. At Buyology I purchased a wooden bed. It is … Continue reading

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Installing New Bathroom–Part 1

For the past 10 years (since moving in) I have put up with the hideous colour ‘pink’ bathroom. Pink tiles wall to floor, pink bath, basin, toilet. The person before me just loved ‘pink’ as everything was decorated in ‘pink’. … Continue reading

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Time Out From Bathroom

The bathroom is slowly coming together. After two weeks the bath is in and the basin and toilet. My workman is now doing the tiling. he visits in the evening as he’s other work commitments. My health is none too … Continue reading

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At The Big House

Over the past few weeks my bathroom has been blitzed. On the floor was the old Victorian tiles. I did not want to loose them. This is what happened It may be a hot summer day but work must still … Continue reading

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A New Driveway

Back in January my electric went off one late evening. The whole house in darkness. Looking out side I saw othercontact-form] lights on. I phoned my friend who came over and we phoned Western Power who came up immediately. It … Continue reading

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