as it mean’t we were a step closer to being weather proof.
Next the chimney for our wood burning stove was built up
to ridgeheight, and a metal flue liner dropped down the
inside and the voids backfilled with vermiculite insulation.
Another exciting stage was fitting a reclaimed chimney pot ! Not only was this
flowers in by our front door so it was nice to re-use something from
our old house.
Our black clay roof tiles are a similar colour to the slate on both
neighbouring houses, but cheaper to buy than real slate.
they can be used at much lower pitches than slate, so we can
use the same tile on the roofs over our sunroom which is
only at 20 degrees.
trusses boarded to create a rigid structure. We’ve crammed as much
insulation into the roof as possible to make the most of the heat
from our ground source heat pump.
which will have roof glazing fitted at a later date. This will
keep the worst of the weather out until the windows are
delivered, and allow work to continue internally.