Rescue me!

Rescue me!

Once upon a time, over in the depths of sunny Beenleigh…   There was a rental property that got severely trashed by its tenants.   And three months later, after a lengthy eviction process. The property was finally empty and ready for some form of salvation. But...
6 Days To A New Bathroom

6 Days To A New Bathroom

This was a job I did for a lady in Rochdale, Lancashire, England.   She wanted a brand new bathroom suite fitting.   With all the associated bells, flutes and whistles to boot. But… I only had 6 days to do it. The job came with two other major stipulations...
A Whole House Refurbishment

A Whole House Refurbishment

On initial purchase, this house was the product of two houses…   Or rather, it was a house and a corner shop, roughly knocked into one. In the image below, Living room 2 and Bedroom 2 was what used to be the old corner shop area.     The conversion was very...
Let’s Build A Bookcase

Let’s Build A Bookcase

Once upon a time, I was asked to do some work in a customer’s living room.   The majority was simply decorating and the like. But I was also asked to include a couple of more specific projects, one of which was the construction of an in-built book case to the living...
Stately Homes

Stately Homes

Many years ago now (probably in the late eighties)…   I was given the undeniable privilege of being commissioned to re-paint the exterior of somebody’s home…   “Just a couple of doorways and a few windows,” the voice cheerfully said over the phone to me.   It...

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