Ok, Alto2 got me curious so now I am playing with the new Blogger Beta. This may take awhile as ai play with the features. I do like that changing templates will be so much easier and I like being able to change the colors and fonts more freely too.The floor is done, but I... Continue Reading →
Sorry - no pics! I decided to wait now until it is totally done. Plus, with the little man home I am really pressed for time during the daylight. All I can say is WOW. At one point last night I just stood in the middle of the living room in my bare feet and... Continue Reading →
Finally ready for floor laying - approx 3:30pmFirst layer down. Floor liner with a small amount of sound absorbtion padding. Well insulated against moisture. The price difference between the thickest liner for premium sound absorbtion - same moisture protection, was so different that I went with this mid-grade selection. This was around 6:00pm.Finally! The actual... Continue Reading →
Not a flattering picture of Nick, but this is our reality right now. Notice the dust orbs. I have a feeling that I will be blowing this stuff out of my nose for a week (sorry for that image!) We do wear masks as we sweep up the debris, but that can only do so... Continue Reading →
This is the good news - the painting is done and I am very happy with the color.This is the bad news. Thinset. The stuff used to attach the tile to the cement. It did not come up with the tile. Therefore we have fallen behind. First we called one equipment rental place and they... Continue Reading →
Not much happened on Day 3. So now it all has to happen today. Well, at least 90% of it does. Here is a view from the bridge of the tile demo below. It's loud loud loud with the air compressor and tile breaking. I am about 1/2 way done painting. Back to work!
No more carpet! All furniture is out in the garage.As I feared might happen, a rat died in the garage sometime within the last few days. Thankfully it was before the furniture was moved in and it never made it that far after getting inside through the broken vent screen (which needs to me fixed... Continue Reading →
Day one of The Floor Project. Dead Honda moved out of driveway, dumpster delivered. Garage cleared out and pathways from front door to garage cleared of overgrowth. Throw rugs cleaned and rolled away. Small furniture that I could move on my own is out in the garage. Tomorrow - demolision begins.
T- 3 days to the beginning of the Great Floor Project. I will call to order the dumpster to be delivered on Monday. A dead car of the Firstborn needs to be moved first. Then he has several days off in a row and it is his job to move the furniture into the garage... Continue Reading →