12 August 2019

What a difference a day makes...

Yesterday...
Today...


Looking less like a building site and more like a kitchen.  It will be finished by Friday.




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  2. Wow! That is absolutely amazing!
    Marjan - Cowroad

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  3. Indeed very different and beautiful.

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  4. Very quick progress. Looking good too.

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  5. Rick picked an excellent kitchen team. They appear to have worked swiftly and efficiently. I guess that Rick would have bitten them if they had been slacking.

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    1. He's keeping a very close eye on them (and their biscuits).

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  6. That is fast! My daughter and family have been out of their home since mid-June (staying with me) and are just now getting the drywall finished. Their whole lower floor was gutted.

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    1. It's been a long wait for this particular team of builders but it was well worth it.

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  7. This is so exciting. It's going to look lovely. I'm keen to see your benchtops, I am planning new ones but am undecided what to choose as yet. Love the timber that we often see in English kitchens ( on Escape to the country) but think water would be a long term problem with them. Do you have Ceasar stone over there? Man made , durable , not as expensive as granite?

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    1. The worktops (apart from the oak island) will be white mirror chip quartz. You can oil the wooden benchtops to stop water stains but I thought it would be more practical to have the quartz.

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    2. Yes, I think your quartz is like our Ceasarstone. Sort of stone chips machined together in some way to make a solid stone.

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  8. Wow! That is a speedy transformation! It's looking good.

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  9. Cor! It looks very chic. I wish I had two ovens.

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    1. And...we have a warming drawer that will prove dough (as well as heating plates)!

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    1. I love an island. I pretend I'm a tv chef. Wait 'til you see my bar stools!

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  11. It is going to be a fab kitchen when completed. One thing I do not understand is why the sharp corners on the island, to my way of thinking large round corner would be better and protect the user from accidental knocks ?

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    1. It's not finished. They are rounding off the end today.

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  12. Isn't it a great feeling when you can finally see how it looks, rather than trying to visualise it from a plan or computer generated design?

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    1. Absolutely! I've been waiting to see it come 'alive' for so long.

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    1. Very pleased with it so far. Rick likes it because he can run around the island.

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  14. Are you introducing any colour? Tiles? It is looking great so far. My kitchen is about the size of your island!!

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    1. Bright yellow/orange bar stools and blind. Pewter coloured glass splashback. Not sure about tiles yet.

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  15. I am amazed at how quickly it has taken shape. No works in our house ever went that quickly. It will be great when it's finished.

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    1. It might be finished tomorrow if the electrician can get here. If not, Monday. Two weeks in total.

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