Doing big work on your home is tough, we won’t lie to you. It certainly claims it’s
At Plaster Fever we aim to eliminate as much of the stress and strain as possible, taking the hard graft out of the
So here’s a little bit of the roller coaster you can expect to go through on the average build. to both prepare and remind you that you’re not alone, we’re all the same.
Walls are coming down, space is opened up, packages are arriving and you’re awash with ideas and all the bubbling anticipation of what you’re about to create! So much ‘visible work’ happens at an early stage of any build, it’s easy to get carried away, thinking it’s all going to be done in a heartbeat. Pace yourself.
2. The: This is mucky work, I want my kitchen back now, why are we stalling?? Stage.
After so much speedy ‘visible work’ we move onto the not so visible… piping, wiring; the things behind the scenes that although they are less visually dramatic are vitally important and need to be done right therefore, take a little time.
3. The: g
clean mucky slate to work from is when things start to get really exciting, it starts to become easy to visualise what
4. The: OMGoodGod why can’t you finish already rage stage.
It seems as though there’s nothing left to do, main fixtures and fittings are in, the walls have had their first coat, what’s the God Damn holdup?! We can tell you precisely what the hold up is, it’s the filling, the sanding, the caulking, the cornice, the skirting, the picture rail and rose, the tiling and the carpentry and more sanding and top coats and drying time… yep, it’s a ball ache, there’s not much better way to describe it… a boob ache maybe? All these things generally take far longer than you think and quite easily send you
5. The: We’re done! When can I clean?! Stage
And then, just like that, it’s all over and like it never happened! Or rather it did happen but much like childbirth with added dust your brain blocks out any painful memories and shows you only the beautiful result making it all
Now, if we’ve not put you off, it’s time to give us a call and book in for that extension… (room overhaul/loft conversion/new kitchen/new bathroom… you get the gist)