More work!

 Last week, two of Jaime\’s Crew returned to put a new floor in the guest bedroom, it was thought all the floors would be the same as in the lounge, so instead of just retiling, they dug out the floor, in doing so, found that it did have reinforcement in the concrete, and we couldContinue reading “More work!”

Ups and Downs

 Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Jaime and the gang installed our new Septic tank, not without it\’s own problems, they dug the hole in the location agreed, and then Jaime decided that if the old tank collapsed, it would damage the soak-away for the new tank, so they dug another hole on the other side ofContinue reading “Ups and Downs”

My Next Project

This project is going to take months, so needs some careful preparation, and it has already got off to a rocky start. Swimming Pool renovation!  I will be clear on this, we have no intention of refilling the swimming pool during our time here, we don\’t use it enough, and to be honest, because ofContinue reading “My Next Project”

Little by Little!

If you are fed up of reading about Septic tanks, now is the time to move on, I\’m certainly fed up of working on them…lol This morning I was up at 5.45am, I wanted to work before the sun came out. I took the dogs for their walk, I would have had no peace ifContinue reading “Little by Little!”

Sorting out Pedro\’s bodge job!

Yet another shortcut by the previous owner, Pedro, which is causing problems!  Because we are on a septic tank, surface drainage water is a problem, and the water from half the gazebo roof, the house roof and the pool surround, are piped underground, circumventing the septic tank, and into a pipe that goes…God knows where,Continue reading “Sorting out Pedro\’s bodge job!”