Category Archives: “Before”

Rubble, Rubble Everywhere

This week’s visit to the house was a quick one and I was accompanied by my contractor—a good thing as he helped me understand what was happening. Remember the red brick wall that I saw when visiting last week? The … Continue reading

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When Your Yellow Brick Road Hits a Red Brick Wall

I’ve loved seeing the progress of the demolition over the last few weeks. There wasn’t a ton that was in the way of picturing the final vision of each room, but when some walls came down it helped visualize the … Continue reading

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And behind this door… another house.

With all the focus on the settlement, architect scheduling and general contractor discussion since closing, I hadn’t had a chance to write about this yet. When we first went to see the house, the MLS listing stated: This home features … Continue reading

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More Demolition Progress Pics

We dropped by the house today and it’s impressive to see all the progress completed in such a short time. It’s easier to tear things down than it is to put them up! Walls are down. The kitchen is gone. … Continue reading

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Current Floor Layout

All these rooms and pictures… here’s how they fit together. Below are the architect’s drawings of the current floor layout for each floor followed by a cross section of the house showing the staircase locations.

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