Just over two weeks now into an extension in Selsey. Progress so far….
The first job for us was to start the demolition of the old conservatory as the new build is going in its place, dismantling had to be carried out carefully as the structure is being sold on. The Old slab has been broken up after old conservatory dismantled, middle dug down to correct measurements below damp course level which will allow for hardcore / air gap below the block and beam system. The work on footings has been carried out for the new build, and the breaking up of the conservatory footing to get correct width / depth on the front run, hole also dug out ready for the new soakaway. Footings complete, including the Rebar in place at the correct depth for the concrete to be poured, soakaway crates in place wrapped in quality non-woven geotextile membrane, filled correctly with shingle and dpc course placed topped with earth to ground level.
The end of last week we had the concrete poured for the new footings, drainage in the ground connected to soakaway, old slab broken up using the hydraulic digger pecker, the first 15 tons of waste was also collected, beams delivered for the block and beam system, and a general site clearance ready for the next stage! Beginning of this week, the cavities were chased out ready for brickwork & wall starters, holes also cut out to the correct measurement for the block and beam system to sit in cavity, plus the delivery to crack on with block work and flooring system.
Stay in touch for updates on the build as we progress.