Now the kitchen has been removed the old tiles had to be lifted. They were cracked and we will replace all the floor coverings thoughout the house anyway. Guess who was given the job of lifting the tiles? Yep, yours truly! What a horrible job!! Armed with spade, crow bar, ear muffs and some sort of jackhammer I was on to it! Dust, noise, tiles flying everywhere (out the window as I tossed them on to the trailer)…
And when I had had enough of the noise and dust there was still gib to be removed from small spaces, more to be fitted on the ceiling, a couple of windows to be inserted and the space created from the removal of the old kitchen to be filled.
Eventually we were ready for the new kitchen…a bit of a mission getting it up one floor but the wide windows proved very beneficial!
It was all installed in one day ready for the electrical and plumbing the following. Then it was a matter of unpacking and arranging my cupboards and pantry. It was like Christmas being able to remove things from boxes that have been stored for a year or more. So many cupboards… so much space!
And the placing of weatherboards outside on the new wall was completed… we’re ready for a break!