renovation

  1. John

    2 DIY kitchen renovation queries.

    So it's time to replace the kitchen as various appliances have or are dying. I am removing the old kitchen and I have come up against two issues which I'm wondering if the panel can advise... House is 2002 and the kitchen I am removing is the original. So firstly, I have discovered in the...
  2. Tan

    Kitchen renovation

    Hi I am looking to renovate the kitchen as a stop gap measure, until we build a new extension in a year or so and then decide if we keep the kitchen where it is or move it to the extension. Structurally the kitchen is very good order and has solid wood doors, the only issue is that it look...
  3. k.dawson1

    Cammand NGT2 Screen Renovation

    Hi all, I would just like to thank those from previous threads regarding marked and scratched sat nav screens. I cleaned my screen using Auto Glym Car Glass Polish (a little risky I know) but it worked a treat taking of the remaining anti-glare film. Looks like new now. I ordered from the...
  4. R

    Who to manage and run a house renovation? Builder or Architect?

    Hi, So I am considering purchasing a place in much need of renovation. Given the nature of my job and my partner's we will not be able to run the renovation ourselves, we simply cannot be on the end of a phone when needed or at the house at a specified time to discuss things due to our jobs...
  5. R

    Advice planning central heating system/re-wire and general renovation

    Hi If my offer gets accepted I may undertake a very large house renovation. I'd like to know where I could get advice on planning a central heating system and the re-wiring. Are there any good magazines, books or websites? cheers R
  6. SilverSaloon

    house renovation

    hi we are currently looking at buying an old farmhouse, which will undergo a complete renovation. As we will be installing a whole new heating system, i was wondering if anyone has any experience of the following - electric boiler (not the old night storage heating!) - oil heating -...
  7. SilverSaloon

    E300D Estate (S124) Renovation

    And so it begins.... I have had the S124 for just over 3 years now. I purchased it from a well known Mercedes Specialist dealer, and at the time of purchase, it was in excellent condition. 3 years of family use and 50k later it requires a bit of TLC to bring it back to best. This will...
  8. SilverSaloon

    W124 estate mods & renovation thread

    My W124 estate requires a little TLC now to bring it back to how it was when I purchased it, so I've decided this is going to be the year to do it. I feel this thread will get bigger with time, but for now here are the things I have planned and will cover in here: - clean & repair exterior...
  9. A

    Perspex rear window renovation using Renovo

    Just thought I would show my recent efforts with the Renovo window polish in case anyone else thinking of using it. It was easy to use and as you can see made a big improvement to the windows - I can actually see out of the back now :bannana:
  10. 230K

    Making a house "future proof" during a renovation

    Hi I am renovating an old house and have put in new sewers, subfloors, new plumbing, Insulating & Dry lining some of the exterior solid brick walls, new windows & doors, wiring alteration and was wanting to future proof it as much as possible. At present i am thinking co-axial, Cat 5 and...
  11. G

    Leather wheel renovation?

    My steering wheel is going &quot;bitty&quot;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/confused.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt='???'> its no longer smooth in the one place you put your hand. Anything I can do to make it better?
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