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  • I wanted to document our entire 1920’s house renovation and extension in a single time-lapse video. This is everything so far from start to finish excluding the garden.
    Time lapse of the garden makeover:
    • 1920’s garden makeover...
    Renovation playlist:
    • 1920's SEMI RENOVATION
    Extension playlist:
    • SELF BUILD EXTENSION
    Renovation cost breakdown:
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    Renovation Time-lapse Chapters:
    00:00 - Introduction
    00:57 - Kitchen rip-out
    01:22 - New water supply & drains
    02:18 - Fireplace removal
    03:00 - Soundproofing
    03:35 - Wall & joist repair
    04:10 - New utility floor
    05:05 - Bathroom & wall rip-out
    06:15 - Under floor insulation
    07:17 - Skirtings & architraves
    08:10 - Stair repair
    09:03 - Door restoration
    10:15 - Extension starts - groundworks
    11:38 - Back-filling
    12:36 - Upstairs knock-through
    15:20 - Rear lean-to roof
    16:59 - Bedroom floor
    17:35 - Kitchen floor
    19:00 - Downstairs knock-through
    20:00 - Finishing off outside
    20:45 - Plastering preparation
    21:53 - Kitchen fitting & flooring
    23:00 - Utility room
    25:25 - Final reveals
    27:15 - Outro
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  • @ltvanburen8555
    @ltvanburen8555 หลายเดือนก่อน +57

    The depth of knowledge this individual possesses is the reason this renovation was only around €100,000. He isn’t a ‘handyman’; he is a master craftsmen.
    P.S. The music choices were great.

  • @peach5277
    @peach5277 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +790

    I think you do yourself an injustice calling yourself a "handyman" your more like a construction superhero 😂. Looks absolutely mint 👌

    • @lyndaward5179
      @lyndaward5179 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      I thought the same just started to watch this u tube l will go back and watch all of videos thank you best wishes from Lynda

    • @PreservationEnthusiast
      @PreservationEnthusiast 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      @@lyndaward5179 I would have demolished the whole place and started again from scratch personally.

    • @etdj909
      @etdj909 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

      @@PreservationEnthusiast So much for being a "Preservation Enthusiast" - proving that nominative determinism isn't a thing!

    • @jetblack.7186
      @jetblack.7186 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      I’d love a handyman like him about the house.

    • @gregpendrey6711
      @gregpendrey6711 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Did you just cut a hole in your sound wall? 😬

  • @hasanmahboobqureshi4857
    @hasanmahboobqureshi4857 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    This is what we actually call a couple. Understanding each other and working together beautifully. Such a hard work. Amazing and very impressive.

    • @foxywhitetip7387
      @foxywhitetip7387 หลายเดือนก่อน

      But I only see the man doing all the work .?

    • @mariskab.9106
      @mariskab.9106 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@foxywhitetip7387 his wife is helping and assisting and probably takes care of all lot behind the scenes

    • @mariskab.9106
      @mariskab.9106 15 วันที่ผ่านมา

      If you can work together like this your marriage is rock solid for life ...

  • @carolwaugh5466
    @carolwaugh5466 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +47

    That renovation took not only talent, patience and very hard work, but also a ton of courage! Well done.

  • @C.E.Thomas1952
    @C.E.Thomas1952 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +858

    I am 72 year old woman and I am exhausted watching you. LOL. Loved every minute. If only more people (including myself) and youngsters had skills like you. I'm sure we'd never be out of work. Fantastic quality work. Wonderful. I am moving onto the garden renovation, which is much more in my capabilities and talents. Thank you again.

    • @charlottebarham7722
      @charlottebarham7722 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +33

      Sadly young people aren't being motivated to learn these skills. Here in Australia a lot of our tradies are immigrants. Now we're starting to see a real shortage. The low pay as well as demanding physical labour makes the job really unattractive to young people like me. I want to be able to afford rent, not even expecting to have a house of my own. I'd be living from paycheck to paycheck at best if I worked in the industry, at least right now.

    • @C.E.Thomas1952
      @C.E.Thomas1952 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      @@charlottebarham7722 I do understand the problem and I sympathise. I don't know anymore if cookery and wood working and things like that are taught in schools any more? I guess it's all about finding a balance in life. Of course we have to march resolutely towards an I.T. future (the stuff that pays well), but we also have to balance that with relearning the value of the practical stuff. What I don't understand is if less young people are going into building/electricity/plumbing/gardening/DIY the demand for a dwindling supply should increase the value of the suppliers? Maybe I'm missing something here. I hope you don't think I'm teaching you to suck eggs but have you looked into tiny homes? Or house share buying?

    • @charlottebarham7722
      @charlottebarham7722 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@C.E.Thomas1952 Woodworking and cookery are most certainly still taught! My sister actually took a woodworking course recently. As for the dwindling supply thing, the value of suppliers should be going up, it's just not. Corporate greed and all that. I haven't looked into house share buying and all that yet because I've got a few more years of high school to go and am still working on basic life skills like emotional regulation and recognising the sensations in my body e.g. hunger/needing to use the bathroom (I'm disabled). I won't be moving out soon at all but I'll certainly take your advice when the time comes! It feels pretty weird, I've just gone from being a carefree kid to a teen with only a few years before I'm going to be an adult and already having to think about the future. The economy sucks and I'm certainly anxious but I have hope!

    • @debbieselland6591
      @debbieselland6591 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      Amen to all you have said!!

    • @georgianaiacob88
      @georgianaiacob88 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      I am 35 and I am exhausted as well😅

  • @denislyons8723
    @denislyons8723 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +516

    I loved the help that the kitten was providing when the door was being painted!

    • @pchelka_c_chelkoi
      @pchelka_c_chelkoi 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +32

      Без котёнка ничего бы не получилось

    • @JamoonXerxesSauber
      @JamoonXerxesSauber 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +31

      I always say this whenever our ginger shorthair comes over to "help" me with DIY. It's clear to me he's doing a quality inspection as the site foreman

    • @hugodrax1674
      @hugodrax1674 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +30

      Most important part of a new house. Install Cats

    • @danielkoher1944
      @danielkoher1944 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +17

      Cats 🐈 are wonderful and the Spirit of the Home. For sure.

    • @danielkoher1944
      @danielkoher1944 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      @@JamoonXerxesSauber
      Absolutely nothing like a Great Ginger.

  • @irenemcgrath7739
    @irenemcgrath7739 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +93

    You sir could never ever be described as a ‘handyman’. One can only sit back and admire you and your lady for the effort and workmanship you put into that tired house! It’s so beautiful and you two thoroughly deserve to spend the happiest days in your stunning home. 🙌 ❤👏👏👏

    • @llVIU
      @llVIU 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      mandatory youtube fanboy suckup comment

    • @5thdimension954
      @5thdimension954 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      More like a Renaissance man. So few of these guys in the world are left!! Bring back the trades.

  • @dondavardio8298
    @dondavardio8298 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +97

    To see a skilled,true and honest builder at work gave me so much joy. The care and attention to detail is astonishing, I'm presuming your wife was assisting, what a team you two are. You reminded me of my brother,thanks for talking the time to film this video and sharing it with all of us around the world, warm regards .

  • @karenberry2501
    @karenberry2501 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +106

    You are indeed an incredibly talented,knowledgeable, very hardworking man. I hope your wife appreciates how blessed she is to have such a magnificent husband.

    • @jaijai5250
      @jaijai5250 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      He really is. I can’t imagine how much money I would save/saved if I had a handy, willing husband like this. I try and do as much as I can, but there are limits when you’re a registered nurse who doesn’t have those skills, and a lone parent.

    • @victoriaopazo7570
      @victoriaopazo7570 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

      His wife actually put her weight in participating and worked hard as him, now enjoy your beautiful home.

  • @tracilong681
    @tracilong681 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +77

    Absolutely magnificent!! If only the people who lived there in the 20's could see how beautifully you fixed it up!

    • @MichaelH3948
      @MichaelH3948 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I think they'd be too amazed by things like indoor plumbing and electric lighting to notice the decor

    • @avrildaniels49
      @avrildaniels49 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      thats what I thought!!

  • @1stp4ward
    @1stp4ward 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    This is sort of talent the world needs more of.

  • @MarlaGill
    @MarlaGill 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Without a doubt, you are the most awesome handyman in the UK. You have exceptional skills. You know all the trades.

  • @CallanRivers-oo6mm
    @CallanRivers-oo6mm 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +111

    Having watched every video in this series multiple times, I am so happy to see this in all its glory.

    • @MK-yo4jn
      @MK-yo4jn 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Same here Callan. The video shows an unbelievable effort by team Mac

    • @robwilkie1
      @robwilkie1 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Was going to say the same also. Fantastic result to make such a wonderful home. Thanks for sharing it all with us Andy.

    • @GosforthHandyman
      @GosforthHandyman  5 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      Thank you! Brought back a lot of fun memories putting this together for you guys! 👍

    • @janeconnors1807
      @janeconnors1807 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      @@GosforthHandyman don't know if you've ever heard of a TH-cam couple 'kingingit' but they've just bought a house in Scotland and they are asking TH-camrs for renovation advice. Think they're pretty clueless. Maybe you could reach out to them. You're obviously far more than a handyman

    • @heatherlaird-mcleod3271
      @heatherlaird-mcleod3271 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Hi, I stumbled over your channel. Amazing effort to get to this point. My family comes from Newcastle. What is it about Geordies? They work so hard.🇦🇺 well done.

  • @bobbonner1314
    @bobbonner1314 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    Awesome to see Mrs Handyman getting stuck right in, she is a keeper!

  • @dianaford9040
    @dianaford9040 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    I’m watching this just before bedtime and I’m exhausted to see all you’ve done. Will sleep well. 🤣 Truly an amazing work!

  • @robertball6575
    @robertball6575 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Amazed at your skill levels on every job. Also how you worked as team with your wife . Excellent

  • @stevenbennett3922
    @stevenbennett3922 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +22

    Watched these as you went through the trials and tribulations. You must both be so proud of what you achieved.

  • @pgtipz7468
    @pgtipz7468 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +33

    Watching at 0345 as awake with nasty cough. What a great project and video. Glad to see the cats being helpful as usual!

    • @vhodges5318
      @vhodges5318 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Literally the same, came downstairs to watch something cozy so I didn't wake my boyfriend up with my coughing fits 😂
      What a lovely video to keep us company in the small hours ❤️

  • @laurasmith1229
    @laurasmith1229 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I am in absolute awe of not only your tanasitty but your endurance, your envision. You are a true inspiration. Makes me wanna try....

  • @karenlavery4463
    @karenlavery4463 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Wow what a beautiful home you now have ,you worked so hard ❤❤

  • @paulsaunders6536
    @paulsaunders6536 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +61

    An astonishing level of skill, utterly astonishing…👍🏻

  • @davidbramley7742
    @davidbramley7742 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +69

    Your attention to detail and build quality exceeds so many of the projects you see online - very, very commendable.

  • @vahvahdisco
    @vahvahdisco 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    It’s nice to see somebody who is so passionate about his work that he even wipes off the excess cement from the walls under the doors on the outside ! My dad would have loved watching this - he was a stickler for doing a job ‘done right’.
    My father, who was a carpenter, bought our family home for £1,200 in 1950 in Droylsden (Lancashire at the time, but now part of Tameside, Greater Manchester) a year after he’d married our mother (they lived the first year with her parents in Burnage (it was posh once !)
    He’d actually watched this house get built in 1931, when he was 6 years old !
    (My mother wanted a big family because she was an only child and my father stated he wouldn’t be able to afford that on his wage, so he followed his father’s-in-law into the Police in 1951)
    It was a 3 bed semi detached with garden front and rear, a long hallway leading to a tiny kitchen and a long landing with a separate toilet and bathroom which he knocked into one room. He added a hatch between the dining room and kitchen and also hand made little cupboards in the kitchen for herbs and spices, medicine and staples like rice and flour. He also built fitted bookcases either side of the window in the front lounge to exactly fit my mum’s ever-growing classic novels book collection. He built a brick porch on the front with a slated lean-to roof, and a brick wall all around the perimeter of the front of the house with big white iron gates and a coal bunker to the side.
    My parents brought up SEVEN children in this home and I was the last of them.
    For years, my mother boiled up Terry nappies in the tiny kitchen and cooked wonderful meals there. She had always hoped for a bigger kitchen and my father had plans from the ‘50’s/60’s to build an extension. There was land to the left of the house which had been a public right-of-way prior to the housing estate being built (when my parents moved in, there was a big family living in an old cottage without water and electricity in the land at the side of this way) that my father contested in court to own years later but lost to the new owner of the land where the cottage once stood (a timber merchants).
    After my father retired from the Police force in 1982, having done his 31 years of service, he found the time to dig the footings, build and kit out the new extension. I remember the officer coming from the council and stating that he’d never seen such neat trenches before, nor perfect curved edges to the mortar between the bricks - dad had used a length of dowelling to make sure these were all perfectly the same !
    Dad passed away in 1992.
    I was the last to leave the family home in 2001 after my mum had passed away in 2000 - I sang ‘This House’ by Alison Moyet with tears in my eyes on the day I handed in the keys to the Estate Agent.
    PS - all the things that my dad had built in the house were still there when it was sold.

  • @debraellison6255
    @debraellison6255 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    This was awesome to watch. I grew up with the men around that worked with their hands repairing, building and creating. There are still some in the family that like to do this. Ya'll did a beautiful job.

  • @carolynwardle6913
    @carolynwardle6913 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +39

    The kitty helper was nice!! Always good to have help!

  • @katariinavainio4828
    @katariinavainio4828 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +29

    Even your cats appreciate the end result! Totally magnificent 😍🐱🐱

  • @dianamartin7180
    @dianamartin7180 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    My husband and I used to restore, renovate and extend properties so I understand what it’s like. This was just amazing to watch, keep making more, it’s fantastic. Your skills are truly amazing. Well done, loved it. 💕

  • @rainbowsparkle1
    @rainbowsparkle1 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    What a fabulous video! My favourite part was the renovating of the old door. So satisfying seeing the hardboard ripped off and the panels revealed. The doors in our old home were like that and I used to beg my dad to uncover them, but he wouldn't. I don't know what people were thinking in the 70s, doing stuff like that to beautiful panelled doors!

    • @christophermatthews6972
      @christophermatthews6972 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Barry Bucknell was there.

    • @sheranlanger247
      @sheranlanger247 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      My dad ripped all the panels off ours. Beautiful doors underneath.

  • @fd6165
    @fd6165 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +34

    I'm always so happy and proud for people when they work so hard and create something so beautiful at the end! It's inspiring, great work!

  • @doloresfuertes6677
    @doloresfuertes6677 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    The work you did is amasing and heroic. I did once in my life a complete old house renovation and I WILL NEVER DO IT AGAIN! I admire a lot your hard work, your knowledge and the resuls (they are fantastic!). For the next 50 years the house is as good as new. You should have placed under the floor a plastic bag with today's newspapers - a treasure surprise for next renovators.

    • @GenXSimmer70
      @GenXSimmer70 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      great idea, i would have kept the ones he found, framed them and used them as art ♥

  • @Metaphysics-for-life
    @Metaphysics-for-life 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Beautiful work!! I love how the kittens grew up during this project 😍

  • @amandablake4875
    @amandablake4875 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    Love the fact you tidy up as you go along.

  • @janeconnors1807
    @janeconnors1807 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +91

    Absolutely full of admiration. My husband doesn't know one end of a screwdriver from the other. I'm the one with the toolkit and paintbrushes. So envious. Fantastic job

    • @sp-1973
      @sp-1973 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      😂😂😂😂😂😂

    • @shake741
      @shake741 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +18

      I'm sure he has other great qualities Jane

    • @janeconnors1807
      @janeconnors1807 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      @@shake741 that's debatable 😂

    • @ducemano
      @ducemano 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      Usually there is a sharp bussiness-end and a stubby handle part.

    • @janeconnors1807
      @janeconnors1807 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      @@ducemano maybe there is a TH-cam tutorial about tools and what they're for 😀

  • @damienk5011
    @damienk5011 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Hiya 🌞, Congratulations!Considering that you call yourself a ""handyman",as my father was a civil engineer- I can say with respect that you rebuilt your dwelling from the foundations up,& with exacting care! Enjoy the fruits of your intense labour- best Regards, J.I.M.K Mrs. Brisbane, Australia. 🇦🇺 ❤ 😀 🪃

  • @tenminutespast
    @tenminutespast 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I'm in awe, what mastery, labour and patience. The effort taken to record the entire job, hat's off and kudos to you both. Wonderful job!

  • @joanderson2055
    @joanderson2055 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +73

    I gutted and refurbished a 120 yr old house in Canada so it was interesting to see the differences in building code, supplies and finishes. You've done a wonderful job! Cosy, warm and very attractive

    • @pchelka_c_chelkoi
      @pchelka_c_chelkoi 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Вы тоже герой. А вы видео своей работы снимали?

  • @Doug....
    @Doug.... 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +48

    You've got a lovely home now Andy. Mrs Mac gave you invaluable help when you needed it and she also has a great eye for decor. Please pass that on. 👍👍

    • @GosforthHandyman
      @GosforthHandyman  5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      I will - thank you so much!

  • @TechTrends_HD86
    @TechTrends_HD86 วันที่ผ่านมา

    An incredible level of skill, everyone will be as surprised as I am

  • @evelucero2605
    @evelucero2605 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    You are one amazing young man. I just enjoy watching what you do. They don't make men like you anymore. God bless you and your family 🙏

  • @Ooobus
    @Ooobus 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    Beautiful detail and skills. I'm proud for you and the lady and 2 tigers. Very well done

  • @PK-bh1ww
    @PK-bh1ww 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +24

    WOW! FANTASTIC! My Father was a carpenter and I used to watch him build houses. Never was a fascinating as this was. You have skill!

  • @mattankiro4kiro422
    @mattankiro4kiro422 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Just brilliant. What a team man and his wife. Inspiring.

  • @umer1712
    @umer1712 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Very impressive craftsmanship. I like how you kept it classy and modern but simple at the same time. Each room has it's own character and has not been made over complicated. Excellent work 👏

  • @darrenpaulgreen
    @darrenpaulgreen 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    I’ve watched every video in this series (I’ve been a subscriber for years prior) but this is wonderful to see in all its glory. How you lived through those cold and wet winter days is simply amazing to me, true northern grit!

  • @carllamb6711
    @carllamb6711 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +30

    I loved watching that all over again in a Time-lapse I watched it from the first time round. I am an OG to your channel. Like I’ve said before behind every man is a good woman and you’re a lovely wife deserve a bloody medal all that work she did helping out 😊😊

    • @Lynne2106
      @Lynne2106 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      And his wife probably took a lot of the video, too. They make a great team.

  • @d.k.s.4057
    @d.k.s.4057 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    This is marvelous! Saw the garden renovation first and couldn't wait to see the house! Such hard work, skill, planning and persistence! You all deserve the result and more- thanks so much for sharing this. Best video I have seen on TH-cam hands-down. Subscribing and watching often now. Good day!

  • @karenferns6160
    @karenferns6160 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    You've done an incredible renovation there. Im renovating currently & know exactly the skills,time,energy & money required. You must be v proud.🤩💪😎

  • @ThePageantNurse
    @ThePageantNurse 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

    I was here for the kitties! Gorgeous house!

  • @joannefoster891
    @joannefoster891 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

    Wow, fantastic job, you are a skilled man not a handyman, and i love that you keep cleaning up as you go along so you're not trying to make progress in a big mess. Final result looks amazing. I have just painted my 1990's pine bedroom furniture the same green as your kitchen cabinets and it looks great, i love that soft green its very calming. Well done to you both and the kitties too!

  • @EmunaZamani
    @EmunaZamani 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Renovation doesn't seem to be the word to describe what I watched. This was an amazing restoriation (it deserves a fancier word)! I enjoyed every minute and it is obvious that a great deal of care and precious time was put into this project. Thank you so much for sharing!

  • @michelledalenaa
    @michelledalenaa 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Y'all, I am beyond impressed. Your DIY skills are well beyond what most of us could dream of accomplishing. Well done.

  • @freetolook3727
    @freetolook3727 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    Man, I sincerely hope that you're happy with the results because that was a lot of hard work!

  • @Jane-yp7hy
    @Jane-yp7hy 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    I second Peach below - handyman indeed, wish there were more of them like you. Wonderful job well done.

  • @the1_grammy503
    @the1_grammy503 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    So incredibly happy for you to be blessed with this beautiful property. I could feel the love poured into this project. What an amazing job you’ve done. Congratulations.

  • @jannalenefensom4130
    @jannalenefensom4130 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    One of the best videos Ive seen in ages. Good on you for having the strength, insight and determination. I cant imagine how proud you must be

  • @bradhaughton6698
    @bradhaughton6698 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    You just got to love when you see the pets enjoying the process of seeing the house also getting renovating. 😊

  • @keitho77
    @keitho77 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    What an epic retrospective of all the effort both Mr. & Mrs. Mac have put into the renovation.
    Well done you two on all the hard work 👍

  • @MsZeus49
    @MsZeus49 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    You turned a sow’s ear into a silk purse!
    Congratulations on a job well done!
    What a cozy home!
    ❤️🌻❤️

  • @maaaaaay
    @maaaaaay 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Thank you for showing and explaining why the different parts of the renovation were done, it makes it educational as well as interesting.

  • @angelicaholiday7755
    @angelicaholiday7755 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    God Bless You Both. Love in action 🙏 My favorites:
    -Your Fur Babies…Tabby kittens with lovely markings. I have a long hair tabby 😻They need a rug to lay on in front of the fireplace. Purrrrfect
    -Both of you working together in such harmony…
    -Finding all the bird and hornets nests.
    -The green moss, yes, damp lived there.
    I watched the garden makeover, thrilled. May you always have a happy home sweet home. 🏡

  • @ranger94
    @ranger94 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    i don't agree with everything you've done BUT! I have a lot of respect for you that you dared to remodel the house all by yourself. Keep up the good work!

  • @heartbeatslikeadrum7
    @heartbeatslikeadrum7 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    We recently bought a house from 1967! It’s inspiring to see how you have executed your vision for this home! Well done!👏

  • @TheCommonGardenTater1
    @TheCommonGardenTater1 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Impressive. Well done both of you. May this be a HAPPY HOME filled with Love and Beautiful Memories. Thank you for sharing.

  • @garethfranks4223
    @garethfranks4223 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    Its good to look back and remember how it was, I still remember the 1st video of you going in to the house and I was thinking cant wait to see it finished. glad I had the privilege to watch the full process.

  • @lukesmedley33
    @lukesmedley33 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    I wish the podcast was still going, because the chat about this video would be great. Definitely blown up!

  • @carolinescholes3937
    @carolinescholes3937 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    What a fantastic job you did on that house. Your detail and workmanship were second to none. Please keep your videos coming.

  • @juliablack1244
    @juliablack1244 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I intend to watch all of your content.....because besides the fact you are doing an awesome job, it reminds me of several years of my life. I am 82 now and a widow but when we became empty nesters..... we made what seemed like at the time a crazy decision. Upon retiring at 63, our mission was to downsize, buy a big motor home and travel. Instead we bought a farm with a house built in 1930. So, watching you brings back so many memories. The difference is you know what you are doing and doing it well. We on the other hand went into this as DIY virgins and our retirement savings.
    We learned as we went and boy, did we learn. It took us 2 1/2 years and it was like childbirth........he'll while we struggled along but when it was over and the pains were gone......we had this beautiful baby and all else was forgotten.
    So, you are a craftsman and I am sure when all is said and done, you will be a proud papa! Good Luck and Well Done
    Mrs. D. Ocala, Florida

  • @thebookfairy73
    @thebookfairy73 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Even speeded up you can tell what a lovely neat worker you are. My husbands the same as am i. Beautiful work thanks for the upload!

  • @sharonhughes588
    @sharonhughes588 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    Dude, I am totally impressed....beyond impressed....with what you guys have done!!!! You didn't so much as remodel as rebuild!!!! It is stunningly beautiful!

  • @user-cu6ev4nf3c
    @user-cu6ev4nf3c 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Your friends and family are so blessed to have you in their world.God has bless you with many amazing skills.Thank you for sharing your story.

  • @tonivalenzuela8274
    @tonivalenzuela8274 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Wow, you took on an incredible project and knocked it out of the ball park. Lovely.

  • @Mark-vq1er
    @Mark-vq1er 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    Excellent mate, been there, done that in a 1930s semi, taken years, back to shell, start again from new roof down, extension, doing garage now 👍🏻👍🏻 nearly finished, then just gardens to sort👍🏻

  • @changeyourenergy708
    @changeyourenergy708 หลายเดือนก่อน

    That brickwork demo was so satisfying. I love when things come apart with ease a no disturbance of any neighboring objects.

  • @deborahdanhauer8525
    @deborahdanhauer8525 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Just a beautiful renovation and addition! You now have a warm cozy home that anyone would be proud of. Well done!❤️🤗🐝

  • @gloriawaters1455
    @gloriawaters1455 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

    You are a genius it was so good to watch your journey I'm 87myears young nana who when my husband and I did all renovations but didn't have the tools that are around now take care be safe look forward to your next vlog 😊😊

  • @SeaTurtle515
    @SeaTurtle515 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    Very impressive. You guys are really hard workers. Everything looks beautiful. 😊

  • @youtubeman5033
    @youtubeman5033 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I spent 40 years working for other people making them lots of money, now I do the work like you for myself, enjoy it every day

  • @willowgill9973
    @willowgill9973 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I've been watching your renovation on and off since you started this house but have only just caught up with the finished video. I'm in awe at the magnificent home you've created - it's just beautiful!! Thirty odd years ago we built a huge extension on the back and side of our old house and I still remember the thrill of the builders knocking through to the new rooms - particularly the large en-suite off the main bedroom - we couldn't wait to stand in the space so climbed through the window to see it from the other side 😃 Enjoy your wonderful family home!

  • @philippaking1732
    @philippaking1732 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    Wonderful. I really enjoyed this transformation. What a super-man and wonder-woman!

  • @SANDYMALCOLM-eu2zg
    @SANDYMALCOLM-eu2zg 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +15

    Brilliant transformation. You are a first class builder. So pleased you put in the log burner. Gorgouse ginger kittens.

  • @meeruisland
    @meeruisland 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I love watching people do up their houses, its the ideas you get and also the "glad i didnt go down that road" i helped my parents complete a renovation approx 20 years ago to a property in France, it took nearly 3 years as i was working at the time but was worth it in the end..."edit i also like a couple who are not afraid to get their hands dirty, well done"

  • @ssanbrink4529
    @ssanbrink4529 หลายเดือนก่อน

    How rewarding this must have been. There are times, I wonder, if you didn’t feel it would have been simpler to knock it all down and build from scratch. You’re truly talented folks!

  • @triciac1019
    @triciac1019 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    What extreme talent you and your wife have. I love everything you have done. Even the colors.

  • @petercsontos5236
    @petercsontos5236 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

    Andy, you are a King of Handyman, it's amazing what you're done in this project! Big-big congratulations!

  • @jesm1776
    @jesm1776 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Wow! I am amazed, not so much at what you did, but that you had the knowledge to know what needed to be done. Incredibly gifted builder! Great job!

  • @m.r.ismail5703
    @m.r.ismail5703 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    I have never seen anything like it. What an amazing home you’ve built.

  • @barbrice721
    @barbrice721 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    Just found this channel. Wow. I wanted a guy like you 25 years ago. Lol. Now at my age I just buy a book or google it. Now I have another idea. Thank You.

  • @victoriaopazo7570
    @victoriaopazo7570 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Wow all I can say you both build a beautiful home and thank you for renovating and bring a life a 1920 home, love it, God bless.

  • @stephenwhittaker4683
    @stephenwhittaker4683 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Lived in Gosforth area until 35 years ago - great area. What a wonderful job you have done.

  • @abuubaydullah1
    @abuubaydullah1 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Bet your next door neighbours loved you and i've never seen a handyman do such a professional job you and your Mrs are an awesome team even saying that its an understatement 😁

  • @ck008uk
    @ck008uk 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    By the time I started to watch your channel, I was also planning to do a similar project. Our project is also almost done now-and watching your channel was massively helpful! I was also struggling with a contractor who kept postponing the work I have already paid for and becoming dodgy. Coincidentally, you posted a video about why/how you got rid of a builder like that and how better you feel even after losing some money. That encouraged me to take a decision right on time-otherwise, I would have been ripped off further and waiting still to get the groundwork finishes. I got rid of them at the end of November and employed a new builder on the 2nd of December. Things progressed really well. They started by completing the remaining groundwork that the previous builder failed to complete and they finished everything up to roofing (oversite, concrete flooring, concrete pads, steel beam structure with 3 columns and 2 beams, walls, 2 massive roofs, floor insulation+screed etc) before the end of January. Today the house became wind proof after the installation of doors, bifold door, skylight lantern and windows. I followed most of the things you have done, but I had to go for Wren Kitchen instead as DIY Kitchens do not offer monthly payment options. The previous contractor ended up billing me twice the price he initially quoted. I also understood that he couldn't do it all for the initially quoted price, so I paid him the money he asked for. But I realised that he took the advantage of it making my budget tight in the end.

  • @GalianMode
    @GalianMode 21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Alot of this very similar to when I redid our pre-1910s house. Quite the flashbacks! Don't miss this process at all! Fantastic work, mind.

  • @chrisdavis6374
    @chrisdavis6374 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Blooming amazing this is hero status DIY.
    I’ve converted an old terrace into two flats but this DWARFS even that as projects go.
    Truly outstanding

  • @edkoner
    @edkoner 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    What a transformation. Absolutely love it. Lovely cats too

  • @alexg5513
    @alexg5513 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    Wow, amazing but what a gorgeous gem of a house and space you have. Bless your patience and fortitude because I could not do that for 2 years, I'd be completely gray and my enthusiasm would wane inside of 6 months. I hope you enjoy your home for many years to come, you deserve it 💜💜

  • @paddy4799
    @paddy4799 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    It’s a pleasure to see such tidy working. Too many people work mess over mess over mess etc. Good job done!!

  • @martinkitchin6204
    @martinkitchin6204 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Thanks. You must be undeniably proud of your work. It would make a brilliant and instructive TV programme 👏

    • @irenemcgrath7739
      @irenemcgrath7739 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      That’s exactly what I thought. This man and his lovely lady should have a tv program!

  • @arocketgal
    @arocketgal 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    Wow! You are fantastic with your detail and focus. BRAVO! Well done! Am subscribing. It's a pleasure to watch someone do things RIGHT rather than cheap and half assed.

  • @lizmurphy6295
    @lizmurphy6295 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    You are very skilled ...give yourself a pat on the back ,well done you FABULOUS !😊

  • @pamelaernst5197
    @pamelaernst5197 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I love renos! Most amazing to me are the many precise measurements and cuts that fit everything together perfectly. Your new home is absolutely beautiful.