In our property, the fireplace had similarly been replaced and modern plasterboard lining fitted to allow for a wallpaper finish. For years a bulge in the wall, around the fireplace, made me feel a little nervous about what may be going on behind the lining - was the stone wall subsiding? My wife and I originally decided that we would just decorate this room, removing the dado band and giving it a fresh, white coat of paint - curiosity however got the better of me and I had to investigate.Read More
I subscribe to the view that everyone is an architect - we all know what spaces make us feel most comfortable.
The following DIY series of blogs intends to record works we are carrying out to our own home in an effort to show the kind of changes that can be made.Read More