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The paint colors were unveiled in this post. Here a preview of what they look like on the walls. Each room’s personality is starting to shine through now. Entry Vestibule, Living Room and Dining Room fireplace bump-outs, Common Hallways and … Continue reading
The paint colors have been selected! Almost no white except for the trim. This Philly Rowhome is a story in gray with a few colors along the way. Entry Vestibule, Living Room and Dining Room fireplace bump-outs, Common Hallways and … Continue reading
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
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