Category Archives: Entrance

The End is Near – Drywall, Taping and Priming

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

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The Windows and Doors are In

After 6 long weeks of waiting for the windows and doors to arrive (and the rain to stop), they’re here. Windows and doors were installed this week along with a new roof over the back half of the house (the … Continue reading

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Windows and Doors

  All new windows weren’t in the initial plan (doors were), but like most renovations the plan is in a constant state of flux—then again, maybe that’s just this reno only. The renovation has been going on for several months … Continue reading

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Week 12 Progress Pics–Staircase Edition

I received news that the temporary stairs were installed! Naturally, I stopped by the house to see the progress. And this time, I took plenty of pictures of the 2nd and 3rd floors. Demolition is done. Framing is almost complete. … Continue reading

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A Little Visual Inspiration

We’ve been surfing the web, tearing out pages from magazines and looking everywhere around us for inspiration. Here are some starting points for the various rooms. Remodelista.com and Houzz.com rank up there. Do you have any inspiration to share? If … Continue reading

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