Dredging the rain water tanks

There are some jobs for which there is never a good time to tackle them. Today we started a job we have been discussing for at least two years – and putting off. Once upon a time all the rainwater from the house and outbuildings was collected in underwater reservoirs around the house. Over the […]

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The flagpole is restored

In Spring 2006 we redecorated the wooden flagpole and at the same time repaired the pole where damp had got in around the bolt holes. It was obviously too late because in March 2007, after a slightly windy night the flagpole snapped and was found lying on the drive. For some reason I took it […]

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‘Future proofing’ the central heating

Over the years we have been blessed with a very reliable heating and hot water system at Sennicotts. However that has presented a problem: because it hasn’t broken it has never been upgraded. So of the two oil boilers the newer boiler was installed in the early 1960’s. The older boiler we’re not sure about […]

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How do you lose your TV aerial?

Surely the time has come to dispense with the TV aerial stuck on the highest point of the roof? This question has been raised because, We want the TV location to be flexible and at least in more rooms. We want to be able to watch the TV on the PC/Mac If we want to […]

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