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The tradesmen have now left us… but on their last day, they also left something else….

hole in the ceiling

… a hole in the ceiling of our lounge/temporary bedroom.

Don’t worry, the plumber’s leg was not badly hurt. Funnily enough, this was the little nudge we needed to make us repair our new ceiling following the occurrence of ugly cracks (now that the rafters have been strengthened, this should not happen anymore) and yellow stains (from the rain coming in). So, things had to get worse first:

crack showing along ceiling, coving and wallWP_001119


Anyway, as you can see below, we have a beautiful new slate roof now ( I could not take the roof fully finished as the scaffolding was removed):

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