General DIY

  1. Garden adjustments in preparation for a wider garage

    Well this is going to be a fairly long term project. My plan is to build a shed on a concrete base, the mud from the base of the shed will make a raised flower bed. The brick outhouse at the end of the garden, (shown just below the Trans-Am in the photo) has a few garden tools in it, so need a shed to house these items and the BBQ. So then this outhouse can be knocked down to widen the driveway, once the drive way is widened, then widen the garage.
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    Updated 05-10-2016 at 14:45 by TransAmDan

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  2. Solar Panel Installation 4kW system

    Well decided to go Solar Panels, did think about it around 3 years ago. A few companies were out there saying they give you free panels, I guess they get their money back by effectively renting your roof. However my roof is an odd shape and they wouldn't do anything our of the norm. I found a company recently that design a system for your needs, you choose how many panels you want. Up to 4Kw system gets more money per kWh than if you have larger system. I went with a company called ProjectSolar. ...
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  3. The Bathroom

    Party at Steve&Jans last Saturday-bathroom_001.jpgAs most of you know I've moved into an older house that needs a bit of work. Structurally good, every room needs decorating at some point and the garden needs attacking. In no rush, just something to do over a number of years. Over Christmas we saw a nice Christmas tree in B&Q it was Ł100 with all the lights built in, this came down quite a bit in price after Christmas. So we popped into B&Q, but there was non left in stock. On the way way out saw there were complete ...

    Updated 02-03-2013 at 09:29 by TransAmDan

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