Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Holiday cottage near Edinburgh Scotland. Original features and energy saving

Local joiner making frames for secondary double glazing in our 2 cottages.
Using Scottish oak. Nov 2009.

Original features of holiday cottage:-
Sandstone walls.
Slate tiled roof.
Wooden floorboards (living room )
Wood panelled doors - (most rooms)
Sash windows (originals kept whilst adding secondary double glazing ) Joiner and apprentice planing fanlight for double glazing
during the annual schedule of works, maintenance and improvements.

Character features:-
window seat
Organic wooden facings - bathroom - recycled wood from our own woodland
Solid wood work surfaces - kitchen - made by the owner

Some antiques:-
Ceiling height bookcase from Glasgow university

Further works in November 2009
1 foot more of new recycled glass loft insulation
Reed Insulation , unit 2, Riverside Court, Cupar, Fife KY15 5JY
Tel: 01334 655669 Fax: 01334 655669
Email: reed.insulate@btconnect.com

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