A self build house project diary
by Oliver Cannell

A self build house in the making

Follow the process of how we are designing and building a new house ourselves - with help from all the right experts and trades.

Update December 2020 - We're still working on it!
Although the house is nearing completion (if that's ever possible!) and we're living in it, the blog is playing catch-up. More blog entries are being added all the time.



Why is it so hard to buy stuff? Why is it so hard to buy stuff?

Are we just getting old or is it becoming increasingly hard to actually get decent customer service these days?

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The beginning of the end The beginning of the end

The interior spaces are starting to look like livable rooms.

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Fiddlers on the roof Fiddlers on the roof

Lots of action on the roof to get the rest of the Velux roof windows installed.

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Site rubbish and weekend jobs Site rubbish and weekend jobs

At the weekends, when the builders aren't around, we can do some small jobs ourselves.

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Burning rubber with the roofing details Burning rubber with the roofing details

It's great to see so many trades on-site at the same time.

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