Update on a sustainable rental

Well the tenants moved in at the end of July 2015. It is now end of December 2016. The tenants have been very pleased with the results of our endeavours.  Time has flown and I have been very remiss keeping the blog up to date.

A quick round up of work done.

  • New roof tin and thermal blanket
  • R4 earthwool batts in ceiling
  • Heat transfer kit fitted
  • Wood heater repaired and new flue
  • Two Upvc double glazed units fitted to South side bedrooms
  • New bathroom from joists upwards
  • New secondhand kitchen bought from Gumtree
  • All tin ceilings sealed to prevent rust
  • All walls sealed with Resene latex based sealer then painted
  • All trim work sanded and painted gloss white
  • Rear aluminium door taken out and replaced with french doors
  • Pergola roof replaced with polycarbonate sheeting
  • Outdoor area clad in colorbond
  • Hot water service given new anode and insulated in a box
  • Heavy full length curtains and pelmets  fitted
  • Driveway resurfaced and new trailer parking area created
  • Exterior of house stripped and repainted

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