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Work to date - Condition as Acquired

This blog was meant to be a log of work done. Decisions and compromises....But lack of a reliable network in the house made that hard. Now we have internet and warmth. But winter is not the time to work outside. So I'll start by outlining progress to date.Condition as Acquired Two front windows were smashed and had structural problems. Paint and wood had not seen much work in the last few decades. Nice large Yard but not a tree in sight..A cleanup had been undertaken and the stuff not taken to the tip was burnt.The main door is on the eastern ish side. the gutters were full of rubbish and overflowing in all directions. Note the green on the wall near the end of the Verandah. Kitchen is simple and usable.Once water leaks thru the valley gutter.And mould were overcome.Entrance to "the laundry"It was just filthy, wet and grease covered.The mud room had been used as a kitchen and was grease coated.The lounge - note the shake and cigarette stainsHallway with a small "off…