Home Remodel

Moving on; after our house remodel

March 12, 2007
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Moving on; after our house remodel

Spring cleaning and gardening are two items on my “want to do” list. However, we are in the process of buying a farm a bit farther out in the country and so many of my “want to do’s” have been put on the back burner. More on this later. Many know that we remodeled a…

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Let’s update the Bath Tub and Shower

March 6, 2006
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Let’s update the Bath Tub and Shower

As long as we are going to remodel the Bathroom… let’s go ahead and replace the old pale tub and shower with a new one… Old Tub And Shower This would have to rank up there with let’s replace the old flooring. However, it did need to be done and as long as we were…

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Removing 30 year old linoleum

February 23, 2006
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Removing 30 year old linoleum

So if the carpet removal in four rooms and the hallways took about an hour, how long will it take to get the 30 year old linoleum out of the kitchen? Actually this is two layers of linoleum – and don’t forget we laid a nice new parquet wood floor over the top of both…

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Remove the Floor

February 22, 2006
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Remove the Floor

After moving the stairs and finishing the build out on the bunk bed the house was occupied for two years and we did not do too much work on it – other than the addition of the kitchen floor, which is seen below. Now that the house is empty and we are planning on moving…

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Working on the Kitchen Ceiling

February 18, 2006
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Working on the Kitchen Ceiling

Here is a quick view of the kitchen as it stands now. We are about to start on it this next week as we finish up the bathroom. I will be posting more on the bathroom remodel as I get time. For now, I just wanted to test out the photo uploads and make sure…

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Bunk Bed over the Stairs

February 16, 2006
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It’s seems that I forgot one other “minor” project we completed when the floor was done. We built in a bunk bed over the new stairs, once they were moved. In order to salvage the use of the bedroom and double the use of the space, we built the bunk directly over the stairs. This…

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Moving the Stairs

February 12, 2006
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Moving the Stairs

So if you ever look at a set of stairs and think to yourself, “I’d really like those to be somewhere else”. Read this post before you reach for your saw! I would do it again, mind you, but I would have a much better idea of what I was in for. First here is…

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House Layout and Overview of Remodel Plans

February 10, 2006
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House Layout and Overview of Remodel Plans

I should mention as we get into this, that this project has already begun and there has been a lot of work that has already taken place, so for the first several posts, it will not be occurring “live”. We are currently working on the bathroom, but the posts will start from the beginning to…

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Men and Tools

February 6, 2006
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Men and Tools

All the modern psycho dribble says that men like to fix things, that we are rough on our wives because we always try to “fix their problems and they just want to vent, to talk, to communicate”. It occurs to me that perhaps we over focus on our wives because we have nothing else to…

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It all starts with a hammer in the wall!

February 5, 2006
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Welcome to My Home Remodel! I’ve had such a hard time finding useful information as we started our complete home make over, I decided to blog it all down for others to enjoy. I don’t claim an particular expertise, other than I’m remodeling my home and I’ll walk you through what I do and show…

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