House preparation

For those who don’t know, I’m buying my parents’ garage and driveway. Apparently there’s a house in the deal too, but that’s less interesting. I decided that in order to make it (the garage) into a good home for my toys I should clear it out, so I emptied the contents into the garden:

Garage contents

Over a decade of car and disco gear there! It was really strange to see the garage empty for the first time I first moved in as a child. I’d forgotten there was a window at the end!

Empty garage

We’ve even painted the floor a delightful shade of blue:


There was a lot of crap to take to the dump – two 330d fulls and one M5 full to be precise. I was amused by using the M5 for such a purpose, so took a couple of photos:



While waiting for the floor to dry I noticed the extension roof was a tad mossy.

Mossy roof

So I decided to do something about it.


Quite a difference!


However, I soon realised that in order to reach the top I was going to have to do something rather more extreme than just standing on the bay window.


And for those hard to reach parts, I enlisted the help of my favourite jack handle:


1 comment so far

  1. Paul Stewart on June 27th, 2009 06:31

    How did you ever move with all that gear in the garage.

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