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Category Archives: Staircase
This three-story rowhome with a basement had three (3.5, really) different staircases… that no longer made sense. They were 30” wide, not 36”; they were steep to save space back in the day; they ended in odd locations; and they … 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
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
Major milestone achieved! Spray foam insulation was completed this week and drywall is next. Here are some pictures of the house after the spray foam insulation. Click here to see the previous post about spray foam insulation. Kitchen with … Continue reading