I forgot I made this thread. Wow. It's huge. Going to spent some time reading it and then add some content myself. Since I made this thread I've done too much to list including a house move. Pretty poor on my part as didn't take many photos.
Anyone had any experience with Howdens? I hear conflicting info as to whether they will only deal with the trade or not. I want to get a kitchen cabinet door, an end panel, some edge stripping and some worktop to match what our kitchen already has when we moved in. Do I need to find someone with a trade account? I hear the prices for trade literally go down by more than half of their "normal" advertised brochure prices often.
I'm definitely buying a spray gun next time
Worst part of it for me was as i am painting (day off cos of the rain showers) and its over an existing orange paint finish I wish i had done a base coat of black first prior to the grey finish that I'm looking for as I have to apply at least two coats and probably three in some places!
Probably the summer. Not got the budget for everything so doing it bit by bit... so that's the main constraintAwesome, how long do you think it's gonna take you to complete? Are you insulating?
How much higher is it than the original ground -Don't think I would be very happy if I was your neighbour with the french doors.
Is that your fence all along that boundry.
Barring that it's a job well done.