Category Projects

This renovation is one massive project but within that have been lots & lots of mini projects, find them all here.

Project: how to install insulation

How to install insulation in walls & floors
We might be first DIYers working on our first ever old house renovation so writing a "how to install insulation" post might seem like it's best for a professional experienced builder to write. However, this renovation has been a hard, sometimes brutal and fast learning curve, with plenty of trial & error so we've learnt a lot in a very short space of time.

Project: building a DIY floor hatch

Building a floor hatch
As I mentioned in a previous post we've had questions marks over the ground moisture in the back corner room so to be able to keep an eye on what's happening at ground level I recently installed a floor hatch to help us monitor the ground underneath, here's how I did it.