Day 11 saw the installation of the sliding glass door and windows. The glass door should let in a lot of light. However, I’ll probably need to put a reflective film on it to stop the kitchen getting too hot.

Doors and Windows Installed

Doors and Windows Installed

The external wall was also plastered, as you’ll see in the photo.

At the same time the ceiling installation started. There’s lots of insulation in the ceiling cavity, my again being concerned how hot the kitchen will be. With the old kitchen I usually cooked in my underwear (not an attractive sight, I can assure you, and probably very disturbing for the neighbours, should they catch a glimpse of my Rubenesque form).

Ceiling Installed

Ceiling Installed

The extractor fans (there are two of them) should also help extract lots of hot air. I wonder if they have lots of them in the Houses of Parliament.

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