Exterior

Windows, stone work, paint work and probably the roof all need mending

Porch roof

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Fibreglass Porch Roof Many problems in old houses can be traced back to roofs. Leaking felt, missing tiles, holes in the leading, corroded drain pipes,…

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Railings

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Replacing cast iron Railings Once upon a time our house would have been surrounded by cast iron railings.  There is still the evidence of…

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Stained Glass

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Repairing stained glass and leaded windows Who knew that the tradesperson we would end up needing the most was a stained glass specialist. We…

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Lime Mortar

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I’ve been investigating the best way to patch and re-point sandstone. Apparently a big no-no is using normal cement mortar as it will actually…

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Paintwork

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White House Grrr the paintwork on this house makes me crazy, every time I look at it I just want to change it immediately….

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