16 11, 2011

One floor down…

By |2018-03-12T13:55:24-04:00November 16th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The second floor is essentially done. And that means last night was moving night! We turned the heat on, and the heat actually stayed inside the room - we’ve never had that happen here before! It

13 11, 2011

Enter Tile(man)

By |2018-03-12T13:40:24-04:00November 13th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Sometime while we were painting Sonya made a suggestion. “What if we made the entryway a nice tile pattern?” It sounded like a good idea to me. Before the renovation started the entryway was an odd

10 11, 2011

New door

By |2018-03-13T13:16:09-04:00November 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

New door on Flickr. Our new front door is here. It’s unpainted and uninstalled, but it’s here. This will actually be the last thing the contractors install - they said today they’d like to

6 11, 2011

Wide planks

By |2018-03-12T13:55:46-04:00November 6th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Our upstairs floor is finished! This is the staircase landing. Our old timey flooring look includes saw marks and antique-looking nails. It’s not actually old timey, but an incredible simulation. This is the second floor “nook,”

6 11, 2011

Red is the color of…

By |2018-03-12T13:55:56-04:00November 6th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

We have a lot to update you on, but we’ll start with this. Despite the snowstorms, our painter has been hard at work. All the exterior trim is done, and about half of the grey siding

20 10, 2011

Stairs and showers and lights

By |2018-03-12T13:56:15-04:00October 20th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The wide plank wood floors are completely installed! They look amazing, and they haven’t even been finished yet - that’s starting this weekend, I believe. We got stair treads made from the same wood as the

13 10, 2011

The home stretch

By |2018-03-12T13:56:25-04:00October 13th, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

We have come a long way since our last update. Let’s get to the big stuff. First, paint. We have more or less finished paint. Some of the rooms needed a second coat to get the

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