Latest job: Kitchen & Utility Refurbishment - Omega Kitchens from Buildbase
Great Job this one.
Nice to make a room look completely different than you first see it. The client had very fixed views of what they required and had chosen an unsual mix of components purchased from a variety of sources.
The first job after stripping out was to alter the electrics and plumbing; the original work was carried out in a very strange way, so took a while to rectify the old setup before modifying to our new specification.
The lighting circuit was modified for downlights in both rooms, and then the ceiling could be skimmed over and the walls repaired and skimmed where needed.
Before starting the kitchen we had replaced a small window in the room to fit the new layout better, and this then had to be boxed in and plastered around.
The old tiled floor was taken up, (which was delightfully easy!) and the floor base smoothed out where necessary and the ceiling and walls mist coated and the lights installed.
Then the first base units could be installed; the client wanting some of the tall units to be reduced in depth, to make the entry to the room less cramped.
Due to the style of kitchen used it was now necessary to install the click together laminate floor. This was a little early in the job but had to be done as some of the end fascia panels needing installing at this stage. After putting lots of floor protection down we could carry on.
Worktops were the next job and went in very well followed by the upstands and tiling the splashback. Originally these were going to be white metro tiles but the client changed to gloss black during the work. A bold choice, but one that adds a striking look to the room.
2nd fix electrics were then completed and the illuminated shelves installed.
The same process was then carried out in the utility room.
There you have it, a somewhat stressful job at times but hopefully one that the client is very happy with.
Music of the month
Hypersonic Missles - Sam Fender
What's this Paul? Chart friendly music!!
I know, not like me. Nice to hear a young singer songwriter takes on some of the issues of the day in an intelligent manner, without having to resort to god-awful rapping. It's pretty good stuff too.
Next job: Kitchen refurbishment.