Hard Stop.

  Let’s continue … So, Friday night?  After we finished working ALL week on the house and felt like it was a mad rush to the finish?  We left Cincinnati, headed home, and walked to the Club for food & drinks. It was a nice treat.  It’s been more than a few weeks since we’ve … More Hard Stop.

Mad Rush.

So, we put a final stop date for renovating the new house as Sunday, April 16.  That leaves us with 2 full weeks to actually move.  And, really, the hard stop for actual house renovations was Saturday, April 15 … because on Sunday we needed to clean – ALL DAY. So, this week, we chugged … More Mad Rush.

Productivity.

That’s what happened this past weekend. We were so productive.  It was our biggest weekend yet. There’s not much to say about this stuff.  We went in and just worked.  Saturday, we literally worked all day.  We got to the house around 10am – took a quick break for lunch and to run to the … More Productivity.

Baseboards + more.

We have over 500 linear feet of baseboards.  And, I painted all of it this past week.  Twice. I might have ruined my left knee, hip, and elbow; along with my right shoulder, forearm, wrist and hand. I spent 16+ hours on those gorgeous, (really hard) wood floors.  I felt every single moment of it. … More Baseboards + more.

Sigh of relief.

One thing. We are completely happy with this one thing that we’ve hired contractors to do so far in this house. The floors. They look amazing. They seriously are a game-changer in this house. Between the door openings and these floors, we now own what feels like a completely different house. We had a couple … More Sigh of relief.

It’s safe again.

Also, we have light again. The electrician arrived and installed a junction box. The lights in the basement work again. The outside light on the back patio works again. The outlet works now. [We did ask the electrician to move the outlet down a bit to match the height of the other outlets, and apparently … More It’s safe again.

Real Progress!

Finally, some great news! Our floors are going in! Last weekend, we demoed the half bathroom on the main floor (except the toilet base because it was glued to the tiles or something). Last week the flooring company demoed the weird layer of particle board we had under all of the main level floors. Now, … More Real Progress!