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Paul’s build diaries

There’s been lots of progress on Paul’s home retrofit. He’s documenting every step in his build diaries for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine.

Dealing with unexpected issues when retrofitting

Every project has its own unexpected challenges, and Paul’s is no different.

In this diary entry, Paul discusses unpredictable foundation levels, haphazard chimney breasts and changing insulation levels. Read it here.

Building the extension’s substructure and steelwork

With construction well underway, Paul talks through the new layout for his home and gives a detailed breakdown of the new extension materials. Read it here.

Are you thinking about starting your own retrofit project?