Category Archives: Staircase

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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GC Walkthrough

Joe and I had an appointment to meet the general contractor this evening for a quick walkthrough to answer a few questions that have come up along the way. While we both had our iPhones and the camera, we didn’t … 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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Week 10 Progress Pics

The joists are now framed out for the staircase opening. Supports are in place. The hallway into the kitchen is now open. I can see floor joists for the third floor—though still no easy access for me up to the … Continue reading

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Week 9 Progress Pics

So it’s been 9 weeks since the renovation began and 6 weeks since my last update. (I know… I’m slacking.) There’s been a great deal of progress on the house. Also, the architect plans are complete, the contractor got to … Continue reading

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