Brynteg Renovations

February 2020

February is the shortest month of the year, even in a leap year, filled with Valentine’s Day, the beginning of lighter evenings, the start of snowdrops and daffodils flowering, and at Brynteg, the commencing of the cottage and annexe floors. A floor installation contractor came and went through what work will be required to install…

Brynteg Renovations

January 2020

New Year, New Pipes With the year starting off with watching fireworks in London with neighbours, we were amazed by the crowds and how much they must have spent to watch this spectacular display out in the cold when we watched it in the warmth of our home on the television. Meanwhile, at Brynteg, the…

Brynteg Renovations

December 2019

The first 2 weeks of this month focused on getting the last part of the trenches for the water mains and drains dugout. Despite the rain and wind, this was completed leaving the new water pipes to be shaped, soldered and laid. With the pipes laid, insulation pipe wrap was put around the pipes to…

Brynteg Renovations

November 2019

Now the trenches are dug out ready for the new water pipes and drain pipes, work can continue on renovating the Annexe. One element required to get part of the job done is lack of THE elements aka rain, which at this time of year is a regular visitor to the Isle of Anglesey just…

Brynteg Renovations

September 2019

With everything prepared for contractors to do work on the Annexe; replacing the roof, installing underfloor heating, putting insulating plasterboard on the walls, and installing a new bathroom, work to the water mains and drains has commenced. The first task has been to break up all the concrete around the left side of the Annexe…

Brynteg Renovations

July 2019

Work has started on renovating the Annexe to allow us to live comfortably whilst major work is done to the cottage pointing the walls, installing underfloor heating and basically putting it back together. Photos make work at the cottage seem easy and quick. Although progress is quick, it does feel at times some tasks take…

Brynteg Renovations

June 2019

A year ago work cutting back trees and getting rid of brambles took place making the section of the garden feel more open and bigger. A year later, as you will see, it was just as well this work took place. Otherwise, where would all the rubble have gone to? If the grass was cut…

Brynteg Renovations

April 2019

Having pointed one wall in the downstairs bedroom, a decision was made to employ a Stone Mason to do the rest of the cottage. This gave time towards commencing work on the outside of the cottage. This lovely bench was purchased from one of our neighbours, which will be put to good use in the…