***I’m so far behind on updating this blog. Much this work was completed in September and October. We were on vacation for literally 2/3 of November, and then it was Thanksgiving. But, I’ve been hard at work and getting stuff done. I really want to see how far I can get by the 1-year mark, … More Interior Deck Work.
Yay! So, the main level is now about, oh, 70% finished. At least 70% of the renovation work is finished … we still need to get some new furniture, hangs some pictures on the walls, and a bunch of other smaller stuff … details … but I think that this was the last of the … More Finished Foyer
So, it seems like we just can’t catch a break with this house. For all the progress we make, it seems like someone else comes in and moves it all a few steps back. Very short version: We bought a new bed, and I cleaned the master bedroom floors … just in time for them … More One thing, and now another.
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.
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 log, log, it’s better than bad, it’s good. (Ren & Stimpy, circa 1991) We have wood! Lots of wood! In the form of planks … which all came from logs. 🙂 Originally, they delivered *white oak flooring. After taking a closer look at the 3 upstairs bedrooms, which have existing wood floors, they determined those … More It’s big, it’s heavy, it’s wood.