This morning Connor and Josh prepared the boards they had laid yesterday by “feathering’ them with a mixed cement-like material and leaving it to dry while they went on to another job leaving me in charge of their powerful
The skim was then smoothed in preparation for
fitting the tiles, which is what they call the laminate strips, onto a further layer of glue.
The joins around all the corners and skirting boards of the rooms could not be tighter.
When they finish tomorrow Connor will have laid all the floors throughout the ground level of our house. The first image above shows how today’s work runs seamlessly through to the kitchen; the second through to the sitting room.
As we watched Connor showing Josh the ropes, we considered that we were witnessing a masterclass.
This evening we dined on Jackie’s succulent beef and onion pie in crisp short crust pastry; firm boiled potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower; and tender cabbage, with meaty gravy. The Culinary Queen drank Hoegaarden and I drank more of the Merlot.