Extending The Door Bell In My Home

Post Description How I extended the door bell in my home so it can be heard in the house extension and shed. It’s been done by incorporating wireless technology, while retaining my original 1980s “DING-DONG” door chime which had a great sound and an illuminated bell push.

I Built A Riven Patio Extension For My House Extension

Post Description How I extended an existing patio in front of a new ground floor house extension. I talk about matching the the new slabs with the originals and keeping the pattern random. It also tells how I put a curved wave in the edge to match other curves and create a pleasing shape to… Continue reading I Built A Riven Patio Extension For My House Extension

Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

Introduction You start off with a nice roll of Gift Wrap, when you wrap those gifts for that festive occasion, and afterwards you have a small rectangle of unused paper left over. Eventually another small gift needs wrapping so you look through the small left-over pieces of Gift Wrap only to find several are nearly… Continue reading Not Enough Gift Wrap For That Gift? Wrap It Diagonally.

A Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme

Alcove Lit By White Light

Introduction Here I will describe how I created a Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme using multi-coloured LED lighting. This article isn’t about lighting a small niche in the wall of a large Ingle Nook fireplace or anything like that. It’s about converting a modern domestic fireplace into an alcove where ornaments or a plant could… Continue reading A Fireplace Alcove Coloured Lighting Scheme