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2nd Floor En-Suite complete

Balcony Fitted

Basement - steel reinforcement


Basement - Electric scavenge pumps (with battery back-up) fitted

Basement - floor screeded

Basement - Installation (ThermoneX)

Basement French Drain pump fails!

Bathroom tiled

BBQ - Topping out party!

Brickwork - Commences on main house

Brickwork - Complete

BT ISDN problems & dispute

Bungalow demolished!

Chimney - building

Chimney - complete

Decorating begins

Dining Room floor laid

Doors - Internal

Dormers rendered

Drive laid

Electrics - Garage

Electrics - House 1st fix and how to do it yourself

Electrics - 1st fix complete

Electrics 2nd fix begins

En-suite 2nd fix

External doors fitted

External Photographic tour!

Fireplace - under-floor

Fireplace - brickwork complete

Fireplace complete


Floors screeded

Footings - Garage

Footings - Main House commence

Footings - House complete & filled

Footings - Basement Start

Footings - Basement complete

Garage Ceiling Plastered

Garden Wall completed

Guttering - fitting 

Heat Pump ground loop laying begins

Heat Pump ground loops laying completed

Heat Pump commissioned

Insulation - Garage roof (Celotex ™)

Internal Door replacement - our Biggest mistake!

Joists - JJI joists fitting

Kitchen (main) - Terracotta Tiling Begins


Kitchen (main) - grouting begins

Kitchen (main) - Unit fitting begins

Kitchen (Parent's) - Fitted

Kitchen (main) Tiling

Lampost installed

Laundry Shoot Built

Lintels - Problems ordering etc

Lounge complete

Main Bedroom completed & we move in

Oak flooring delivered

Oak flooring laid in the Annex

Oak Flooring laying begins - main house

Parents Annex complete!

Patio preparation complete

Patio complete

Plastering begins

Plastering complete

Plumbing - 1st fix

Rain Water recycling - installation complete

Removals - major problems with Pickfords!

Roof - Garage trusses

Roof - House trusses fitted

Roof - Insulation

Roof - 1st Slate laid

Roof - Last tile laid

Soil & Vent Pipe fitted

Scaffolding erected

Scaffolding removed

Soft Furnishings for Kitchen & Lounge (from Laura Ashley)

Stairs fitted

Storage & Removal problems - Pickfords

Suffolk Latches - fitting

Tiling - Shower 2nd Floor En-suite

Tiling - floor 2nd floor En-Suite

Tiling - parents kitchen & entrance porch

Under-floor heating - description and fitting with roof trusses

Velux Windows fitted

Ventilation - whole-house system fitting begins

Ventilation 2nd Fix - major error found!

Ventilation commissioned

Water Leak!

Wardrobe fitting 2nd floor

Wardrobe complete 2nd floor

Water Main - WARNING to all builders

Water Main - 1st response from Anglian Water

Windows - Cavity closers

Window fitting commences

Windows - External grills 1st floor

Windows - External grills ground floor