Archive for the tag 'New Kitchen'

Yesterday, all stops were pulled out by the kitchen company as they were trying to locate an alternative cooker for our kitchen.  The problem was that we wanted a white cooker and there was a four to six week delay for one in that colour, despite their supplier promising that one was available.  They caused [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Jan 18th 2012

It was a day of two halves, the good and the bad. The tiler arrived in good time, finished off the last bit of wall tiling and then did the grouting. The person who will eventually paint the walls turned up in good time to assess the situation.
Then half an hour after the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2012

Friday was a hive of activity, with up to four people working in the kitchen at any one time. The floor tiles were grouted, the walls tiled, the kitchen units finished off and the appliances installed. Along the way a wine rack which wasn’t part of the original plan appeared… I wonder [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 15th 2012

The tiler came and tiled the floor.  Tiling is a much more peaceful activity and doesn’t include drilling.

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2012

I had to go to work to attend a training course which is mandatory for my job.  This meant ‘A Another’ was left as overseer of the kitchen activities.
There were some difficulties throughout the day…

Scavengers turned up and tried to retrieve bits and pieces from our lawn and the skip which was filled with the [...]

7 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2012

First job of the day was to sort out the hotch-potch plumbing job that was currently in place. I was very impressed with the result and pleased that a new stop cock has been installed, the previous one was clapped out and impossible for me to turn off in an emergency…
Following this, the new [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2012

The kitchen was completely stripped (including tiles) by lunch time, at this point the fitters left to collect some extra parts and break for lunch. Whilst they were away the first of the units arrived. Nice
There was a little bit of confusion over the cooker which they were supposed to be [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2012