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End of Week 17

The last week's work has been internal, although there is some external work remaining such as the downpipes/stormwater, rendering, light fittings, gas outlet and verandah paving.






The plasterers have been undertaking some of the detailed finishing work, such as boxing in around the bookshelves (the microwave in the photo below belongs to the builders, for their smoko breaks).



Most of the architraves and cornices in the ground floor are finished.  Today we measured up for blinds and curtains.







The doors are being fitted.  We chose basic flat panel doors for all but the double doors from the entrance hall into the extension. In the photo they've been stored in the kitchen, until they're fitted.



Our wall of doors has had us concerned for some time - will it look strange having four doorways across one wall, with one being a double-door?  With the panelled double doors, and the cupboard under the stairs being shorter, we decided that it wouldn't be too bad.  We considered trying to hide the cupboard under the stairs, and using different types of doors.  But in the end, seeing how it looks and then adapting if we have to, will do.



What do you think of the wall of doors?

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