Renovation Blog - October 2017

October 2017

7 October - Brickwork

rough door
I'm taking advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to brick up the old cellar doorway that has been letting in damp for some years, and repoint some of the brickwork around it.

15 October - Done

repointed brickwork
After another weekend on it it's all nicely bricked up and pointed. I had to remove some bricks carefully that had been damaged and turn them round to get better faces. There are still some with lime and cement render damage which will need scrubbing, and a few higher ones to turn, but I'll have to leave that for next time.

26 October - Extraction and pork

I have fitted a new extractor fan into the kitchen just in time for our annual pig processing event...