House Renovation – Floors everywhere and a new entry door

Since the last time I posted about our house renovation project, there have been a few things my parents progressed with. We have now floors on all levels! (insert clapping and sounds of cheers here) It’s been a long time coming, as it’s a lot of work and needed a lot of coordination such as…

House Renovation – Floor, windows and wall

I know, I know. I just posted an update about our house renovation progress (all about getting new beams and what to do with the original ones). But as I have been in the south of France for longer than usual, there is more that has happened in the house that I’d like to document…

House renovation – floors, walls and lots of planning

Last week we continued our adventure of renovating our house in the south of France. Not to worry, there hasn’t been a standstill since last time we were there – my parents have done A LOT! As we’re going on another adventure in a few months, there was a lot of planning this time around.…

House renovation – more cement floor and plastering walls

It has been quite a while since I shared an update of our house renovations. The last time I wrote about what we got up to we started with the cement floor in the cellar. Since then, my parents have removed an asbestos pipe and put in a new waste water pipe, removed a concrete…

House Renovation: Stripped to the bones

The last update I wrote about our house renovation in the south of France was when we finished building a wall. In the meantime, with the help of our globe-trotting family, that wall has reached many more floors and is in fact done. On top of that, they managed to empty the entire house of…

The wall

Few weeks ago, we started restoring another old house here in Fitou. Long time ago, it has been a larger house which was separated into two houses as a result of an inheritance debate. The separation wall was partly made with flat natural stones in gypsum and small terra-cotta bricks but only about 5-7 cm […]

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