Posted in July 2009

House Build – Screwed!

We are all furious and gutted, our builder has said that he can no longer complete the job for the price he quoted, he needs another £50k to get the roof on! The atmosphere here is dreadful.It seems he is a bit of a con-man, we’ve discovered he’s currently extending his own property and has … Continue reading

House Build – Another £ instalment!

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, our builder says he needs the final amount of money to continue, so we gave him the cash and waiting for him to come back to continue with the next stage. We’re slightly anxious, but have no option as he seems to have us wrapped around … Continue reading

House Build – Roof

The roof is going on! Yippee! It looks such hard work and it seems to be taking forever, I’m sure the guys on site are putting 3 screws in and taking 2 screws out! Except for Jez of course, who is working like a trooper! You can really see the build taking shape now, I’ve … Continue reading

House Build – Blockwork

Our builder is SOOO slow, he asked for yet more money again today, promising us this will be done and that will be done within days. We parted with the cash and are hopeful that he is true to his word. Fortunately, he was and here is the progress: