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Farmhouse renovation

Hello everyone

Iím about to start renovating an old farmhouse. Itís 134 years old. Any one undertaken something similar. Any advice, places to get information, ideas?

Thanks for reading

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Start printing money, lots of it. Good luck with it.

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

It's like any building project budget is the biggest factor,do you want it like a modern house or original if you want a modern house put a track machine true it if you want the original get stuck in your self it all depends on your knowledge of construction but traditional farmhouses are fairly basic, get an electrician for any electrics and a plumber😉 good luck you'll need it.

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Iíll be keeping it all old school. And luckily I am a plumber 😁

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

insulation, insulation and then when ya think youve enough put some more. Those places leak heat unless constantly warmed. If youre on building sites you may be able to scrounge some leftover stuff. Roof an electrics likely youre biggest hurdle. Being a plumber will help but itll be a lot more joinery Id say etc

Friday, February 21st, 2020

I doubt there is a damp course in it I'd look into that an them go to the roof,I'm a roofer in you need any advice on me

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Knock it down now

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Whereabouts are you. We did ours. Well hubby did he's an electrian by trade but did plumbing, tiling etc Might help if you're near enough

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

God thatís very kind of everyone. Iím in Tipperary near carrick on suir.

Sunday, April 19th, 2020

The best of luck with your project.
It's been a while but some pointers.
You'd want to budget Eur 1,200 per sqm floor area minimum.
Re-wired and certified a 9 room farm house across two floors, cost in 2002 was EUR 3,500.


Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Thanks bea

Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Did you ever get the house done Steve?

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

I did 2 of them, about the same age, dry lined one without plastering the inside walls for various reasons....rat highway to hell....i know these old walls want to breathe but keep the rats out...

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

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