Category: Buildup

Fixing the walls on the first floor

I ripped up the walls to put new wiring in place. I took down some old plaster because it was either loose (in the bay window), or damaged from water intrusion (thank, Roof Guy)....

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First floor electricity

Remember the very last line of the ceiling demolition? The one where I claimed I was done eating dust? Turns out I was wrong. Oh so wrong. I forgot we still had to talk...

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Reinforcements and silencing

With the original ceiling all gone, it was time to think about what needed to be done before we could start working on the drywall of the new ceiling. After all, this is a...

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The cabinet besides the kitchen

Last fall we were trying to finish up our living – dining – kitchen space. One of these problem areas was that open space along the wall, between the chimney for our fireplace and...

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That outer wall of the kitchen

The outer wall of our kitchen still needed to be finished. There was this big support for the beam holding up the roof, placed after that beam got a piece welded on. Sadly there...

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Window guy returns (part 1)!

It seems like ages ago that we had our windows replaced by new ones. The photos learn me that all of that fun happened summer of 2013, July to be exact. While the windows...

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… And lighting!

Greased lightning! We’re keeping in the electric theme. Pendant lights are going up, but before that, I still needed to add a finishing touch to the ceiling. Ceiling medallions Long ago we’d already decided...

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Outlets!

Okay, first the easy part… Outlets all over the world Most part of the world knows and has access to electricity (more or less). Not all electricity is equal though. Mostly due to historical...

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New life for the radiators

I have a confession to make: this post happened in two different episodes. There’s one that happened in between the floor and the fireplace installation and one that happened after the wallpaper. It seems...

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