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Building a Granny Flat (Day 3)

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Photos from Friday.  Everything is ready for the blocklayers to start on Monday. I can’t believe the progress that’s been made.

Just as well the builders put that fencing up though.  Yesterday morning I completely forgot about the construction going on at the side of the house, and gently reversed until I heard a ‘clang’ at the rear of the car.  Oops!

Thankfully no damage was done to either car or fencing. Could have been a LOT worse.
Granny flat extension

 

Granny flat extension

 

Granny flat extension

 

Granny flat extension

Building an extension

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I’ve been a bit busy the last few weeks but thought I’d put up a quick blog post this evening (morning?) before I hit the pillows.

Things are going to be fairly hectic over the next few months…just when I thought I’d get a bit of a break.  We’re planning to add a ‘granny flat’ onto the house, and the tenders have just come back in.  I’m led to believe (by @clonmelarchtech) that, once the contractor has been selected and the price agreed, the building will progress fairly rapidly.

The photo below shows the outline of where the proposed extension will go.

site for building

site for building

I’m going to blog the progress over the next few weeks.

To begin with the tenders came in a little over budget – a *lot* over budget actually. Fingers crossed we can knock a bit off the price.

(I did try persuading my parents that they don’t need a bathroom, plumbing or electricity. I think they thought I was joking.)

Exciting times!