Thinking about it we may have been a bit over optimistic with our goal to have the top level of the house fully insulated before Christmas. But the important thing is that it’s done now and we can tick it off our list.
As anyone who has ever laid loft insulation will know that it is not the easiest, nor the most pleasant of jobs to undertake. Luckily with a willing team ready to visualise the insulation laying more along the lines of extreme potholing, due to the limited space available and the distances needing to be covered, we made solid progress through the job. Already we have been feeling the benefits and more importantly we can get the place looking like a home again, and less like a building site!
A quote from the job,
“Let us not speak of this ever again”!
After weeks of planning and preparation today we held our first of many open days. The event was a complete success and we would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to everyone who came along or helped out. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Things are certainly starting to feel more festive here now. The Christmas tree, all 15feet of it, is now standing proudly in the hallway, stretching from the floor right up to the top banister. It was impressive enough on it’s own, but looks even better now that it’s been decorated. Continue reading
This week the main task has been getting the house and the gardens ready for the open day this Saturday.
Just as in summer we mow the lawn more than once, come wintertime we have to collect the fallen leaves more than once. How do you collect leaves when temperatures are below freezing? With warm clothes and perseverance! Continue reading
With the wedding season over you’d be forgiven for thinking things would be a bit quieter here. But as always at Poundon House there are plenty of jobs to get on with. The recent spate of heavy winds and rain meant that top of the job list was to collect the leaves that had fallen. Continue reading