Brynteg Renovations

November 2018

With the cold weather looming in, this gave us the opportunity to finish removing the plaster from the utility room and also take the bathroom back to a blank canvas. First the kitchen. In the first of the following two slides, you can see the kitchen window is inset like the lounge and downstairs bedroom.…

Brynteg Renovations

July 2018

Back in May 2018, Mark was removing the plaster from around the dining room window. To Mark’s surprise and my amazement he wasn’t hurt, upon removing the plaster from the right side of the window, it was revealed that apart from the brickwork to the side of the window as seen in the photos that…

Brynteg Renovations

June 2018

Internal work has reached its peak at present, so all efforts have been spent working on the garden. Especially now the nice weather is here. First, let’s take a step back in time with the back garden as viewed from the bottom looking towards the cottage. Here is another step back in time. This time…

Brynteg Renovations

May 2018

This month the focus will be to complete the removal of plaster in the kitchen/diner and a general tidy of the garden. With the caravan demolished, the wood is already on the bonfire and metal set to one side for scrapping. The walled garden has been given a good tidy to make it weed-free.

Brynteg Renovations

February 2018

This month focused on taking the ceiling down in the kitchen/diner and the plaster off the walls. Placing your hand on the larger stone in the centre where the chimney results in your palm coming away wet. Here is a collection of photos to set the mood for what the cottage will look like.

Brynteg Renovations

January 2018

The start of a new year and the beginning of taking down more plaster from the internal walls. Also the demolition of the partition walls on the ground floor of the cottage. To start off with, the original window to the rear of the cottage was made into a cupboard. As it was, the cupboard…

Brynteg Renovations

December 2017

With external work on hold due to poor weather, work removing plaster from the internal walls of the cottage commenced with some more interesting finds. The first job is the kitchen. The black mould is the result of the plaster causing damp by trapping the moist within the stone wall. This applied to the whole…