Just entered the figures for the hot water generated by our solar panels. Its less that last year 2100KWhr vs 2300KWhr.
Category Archives: Building
I finally finished off the kitchen shutters….I made the first one nearly 2 years ago. So I’ve made the other one of the pair, and fitted them, and made them some handles.
Today instead of doing something more important…like finishing the radiators…I decided to make some door handles. I had previously mended a can opener by replacing the rotating handle with a piece of cherry wood. It was originally intended for the … Continue reading
Well my 2 week holiday is now up, so did I manage to complete everything on my list? The spare room is getting there – it now has a floor, some shutters, and a radiator! Still need to decide on … Continue reading
I’ve taken some time off work, so that I can do some work on the barn. I’ve got three weeks to do stuff, and I sort of have a plan: Passage to work room – needs a floor and painting, … Continue reading
We have had our solar panels heating our hot water for over a year now. I have been keeping a log of how much heat they have harvested. Total since I started recording = 2321 KWh, highest weekly total = … Continue reading
This weekend I was hanging a door, and rehanging a door until I got it right. And this door weighs a ton! However now its done, I think it looks rather nice! It wasn’t helped by the builders making the … Continue reading
This week I’ve been doing a bit of tiling. First room is the cold store; it needed a floor. I’ve been picking up cheep tiles on offer at the DIY store, and thought I had enough to do a nice … Continue reading
I spent the weekend putting up the plasterboard in the new spare room. I’m trying to get a room completed so guests don’t have to sleep on the living room floor. I’ve got the ceiling, and most of 3 walls … Continue reading
We have now switched over to our new boiler and solar panels. The boiler heats up the two tanks The heating is then run from these tanks (we’ve disconnected the old oil combi). The hot water cylinder is heated by … Continue reading