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 – Making a Cement Floor

I think the video below says it all really. Two days of work trimmed down to four minutes. “If only it were so quick” my mum would say. To summarise: Level the floor a tiny bit more Lay the pipe for nature’s activities Distribute the gravel over some plastic sheet and reinforcement Mix the cement…