The walls went up very quickly and render slapped on and smoothed down. And, as you can see in the background, the previously gaping holes for the windows were shaped.

Walls Up

Walls Up

Unfortunately, that turned out to be a problem. I’d decided to replace the old kitchen windows which were of the louvre type. The glass slats were a pain to keep clean and never looked particularly nice. Plus, it was going to look nicer if both windows looked the same. The new windows are a bit narrower than the louvre ones, so the window hole needed to be padded to one side.

Window Alignment

Window Alignment

Unfortunately, the side the builder decided to pad meant that the right hand side of the window would be hidden by kitchen cupboards: the work had to be redone. Fortunately this didn’t take too long or (I hope) cost me too much.

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