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What a difference a coat of polyurethane sealer makes. The 100+ year-old wide-plank pine floorboards have had their initial seal – no stain. Compare to the pre-sealed pictures in this post. Perfect! Exactly the color and look we were going … Continue reading
The house is lucky to have some incredible looking 100+ year-old wide-plank pine floorboards on the first and second floors. The flooring guy mentioned the species details, but I didn’t write them down so I’ll have to get them in … Continue reading
When thinking about tiling options for the kitchen, powder room, guest bathroom, and master bathroom we knew we wanted something simple and classic that would (hopefully) withstand the test of time—I’m sure that’s what homeowners were thinking when they were … Continue reading
Tons of progress in a short time. Drywall went up one week ago, followed by joint compound and taping during the week. Interior priming and exterior painting this weekend. Unfinished –> finished exterior Unfinished –> finished window brick molding … Continue reading
The mahogany deck wood was delivered (twice!) and the deck install began. The deck is nearly done. A few more details, a sealing and about a month until we can enjoy the summer and fall outside.