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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by Davva » Thu Oct 06, 2016 12:38 pm

kevinwillis wrote:Look very cosy.
Are you having a solid path down the side off the garage to the back door or stepping stones in the grass for a softer effect so it does not feel to narrow?
Touting for business Kev ? :P
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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by tompinney » Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:27 am

kevinwillis wrote:Look very cosy.
Are you having a solid path down the side off the garage to the back door or stepping stones in the grass for a softer effect so it does not feel to narrow?
Not really sure what we're doing yet. There will be some form of path along the side and around the back of the garage, but what form that will take is still undecided. Biggest issue is that there is quite a substantial difference in ground level across the length of the garden and so we'll probably need some sort of retaining wall behind the garage.

We can't afford anything like that just yet though until we've saved some more pennies! We'll probably start looking at that and getting a driveway laid in the new year once the rest of the garage is sorted and the 400 is back from the bodyshop.
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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by tompinney » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:49 pm

Final piece of the jigsaw was installed today; at long last the garage door has arrived from Germany and the fitters have, in the past few minutes, left the premises and garage is now fully secure :D

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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by Davva » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:53 pm

Looking good Tom, any chance of some photo's from the inside, be interested to see the fittings.

When do you recon you'll start filling it ?
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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by tompinney » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:10 pm

Here are a selection of extra shots I took earlier today.

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Not sure when we'll start properly using the garage yet, because a lot of junk will be moved from the house to the back of the garage until we complete the renovations inside the house. Once the messy work inside the house is done a lot of stuff will move back and the garage can be properly organised. I suspect it will be spring before I seriously start using the garage. Obviously I'll be leaving space for the return of the 400 whcih is due back from the bodyshop in a coming weeks.
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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by martinhodge » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:30 pm

looking good tom . did you not want to use the roof space for storage etc ?

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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by tompinney » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:40 pm

I am able to use roof space for storage. I just chose to board the roof space out to reflect some light down into the garage. There is a large loft hatch at the back of the garage to access the roof space.
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Re: A new home for my Rovers

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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by tompinney » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:48 am

I finally got around to creating a timelapse video of the build.

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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by martinhodge » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:27 pm

perhaps im just sad buts their something really satisfying about watching render go off lol

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Re: A new home for my Rovers

Post by arthuy » Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:14 pm

That is awesome.

What did you do with the floor? The guy who built my garage left is rough, I have painted it but often think I should get it buffed smooth.

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