Monthly Archives: November 2014

Roughing in the Plumbing

It is nice to have a long weekend off of work. Three days is nice. Four is great. I get to get lots done and still have time to relax and enjoy myself. Yesterday I finished the subfloor and did … Continue reading

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Demolition and subfloor installation

I was able to make more progress in the mudroom/laundry room today. First I removed the flooring. All four layers. The top two layers (plywood and linoleum) went into the trash. The next layer (original flooring) and the subflooring went … Continue reading

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A little Thanksgiving morning project time.

It is Thanksgiving. The weather outside is typical for a New England November day; cold, overcast and wet. A perfect day to take it easy and hang out inside and relax. Or work on projects for a bit before heading … Continue reading

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Blog Milestones

I’ve made it writing for over 4 years in this blog. I have 396 posts (397 with this post) and 113,000+ words and nearly 700 pictures in the blog. The blog takes 800MB of disk space. While that may not … Continue reading

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Fixing a broken window frame

We had to remove the trim around all the doors and windows so we could tear down all the plaster and lath in the mud room/laundry room. We are replacing the plaster with drywall. Apparently I wasn’t careful enough removing … Continue reading

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More project updates

Susanna and I have been working on renovating the mud room/laundry room space. It is a pretty big project, but we are making progress. The room has two windows, and one of the windows has a broken pane. I have … Continue reading

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More little steps… patching Will’s ceiling and floor

This weekend, Susanna and I made the decision that we didn’t want to have Will’s ceiling replaced. The renovations on the first floor are enough without having to worry about the second floor. Today I took a piece of plywood … Continue reading

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