Category Archives: DIY

tales of woe about an endless mission to get our house decorated

Sun.com is no more! :-(

sun.com is no more – it now redirects to Oracle.com 🙁 Didn’t take them long to roll out the new styles! (but then, I guess they have had 9 months to get it all ready :-)). Best thing is that … Continue reading

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Car fix0rated \o/

Well, took car in to let Sam attack the stuck sensor and after half an hour (nipped into the new screwfix trade counter for a free coffee and a free burger :-)) he rang to say it had come out … Continue reading

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Part P petition

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It’s dead….(and cold)

Bugger. boiler seems to have finally expired overnight. Arse Arse Arse. Symptoms do seem to suggest thermocouple (or gas value – *gulp*) but looking at it it appears that I need to remove the entire gas front (that we never … Continue reading

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Part-taking-the-piss update

Well, looks like Part P is working well and saving lives. Shame the don’t give a more detailed breakdown – like how many people have been injured tripping over extension leads which are obviously safer than a properly wired up … Continue reading

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Drains sorted!

Finally, I got pissed off with the drains in the kitchen gurgling and generaly not working very well and spent half of my day off sorting it. Inside the kitchen the pipework is new and relatively sane (I put it … Continue reading

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Woooo new bed!

The next stage in the 4 year refurb of our bedroom took place yesterday – John Lewis delivered our new bed! Woooo. Seeing two large delivery blokes struggling to carry the mattress up the stairs reminded me of just how … Continue reading

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useful DIY programs?

We are currently pondering what to do with our house. Our third bedroom is more of a cupboard and while it’s fine for sprog2 at the mo I suspect that something bigger will be a good idea in the next … Continue reading

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progress at last

Well, a couple of days off work and both sprogs are fit and well. Actually managed to plaster the room yesterday and sort out all the coving (grrrrrr. Bloody odd shaped rooms). I might actually get to start the painting … Continue reading

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