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Before and after

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

This picture shows the difference between the way the house looked before we started and when we’d almost finished.  The splashback tiles haven’t yet been put on the walls, so the kitchen isn’t fully finished. 

You can see the new ceiling we put in to replace the other.  The old ceiling was made up of cross beams (half trunks) with reed […]

Restoring the floorboards

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

The floorboards in Galeş had lovely old pine floorboards, which had not been well looked after - they had woodworm, showed some signs of rot, and in places had warped.  We considered replacing them with new pine floorboards, but knowing that old wood can be restored to look amazing, trusted to our optimism that they […]

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