Rebuilding My House

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Bedroom Renovations
Bedroom Renovations
Finished Bedroom
Finished Bedroom
Kitchen Ceiling
Kitchen Ceiling
Kitchen Before Gutting
Kitchen Before Gutting
Removing The Fireplace
Removing The Fireplace
Removing The Fireplace 2
Removing The Fireplace 2
Removing The Fireplace 3
Removing The Fireplace 3
Gutting The Living Room
Gutting The Living Room
Rebuilding The Living Room
Rebuilding The Living Room
Finished Living Room
Finished Living Room
2006-01-19 Kitchen Update
2006-01-19 Kitchen Update
2006-01-20 Kitchen Update
2006-01-20 Kitchen Update
2006-03-26 Kitchen Update
2006-03-26 Kitchen Update
2006-04-01 Kitchen Update
2006-04-01 Kitchen Update
2006-06-21 Kitchen Update
2006-06-21 Kitchen Update
2006-07-02 Kitchen Update
2006-07-02 Kitchen Update
2006-07-22 Kitchen Update
2006-07-22 Kitchen Update
2006-08-22 Kitchen Update
2006-08-22 Kitchen Update
2008-10-29 Bathroom Update
2008-10-29 Bathroom Update
Kitchen, December 2007
Kitchen, December 2007
Bathroom, January 2009
Bathroom, January 2009
Bathroom, June 2009
Bathroom, June 2009
Bathroom, August 2009 - As Done As It Will Ever Be
Bathroom, August 2009 - As Done As It Will Ever Be
Small Bedroom, October 2009 - A Bit Of A Mess!
Small Bedroom, October 2009 - A Bit Of A Mess!
Chimney, April 2010
Chimney, April 2010
Landing, 1st March 2011 - Destruction
Landing, 1st March 2011 - Destruction
Top Floor, 1st March 2011 - Destruction And Rebuild
Top Floor, 1st March 2011 - Destruction And Rebuild
Landing, 20th May 2011 - Mostly Finished
Landing, 20th May 2011 - Mostly Finished

Gutting The Living Room

Now resigned to gutting the entire living room, the next job was to remove the tinfoil glued to the walls. Caustic soda didn't work. An SDS hammer drill with chisel attachment did - well, it removed the plaster underneath.

05_03_24 Living Room Fireplace 05_03_24 Living Room Ceiling 05_03_24 Living Room Wall Living Room Wall's Tinfoil Being Melted By Caustic Soda Living Room Wall's Tinfoil Being Melted By Caustic Soda Living Room Wall's Tinfoil Being Melted By Caustic Soda