Work in the basement has been ongoing since beginning our remodel. The space was damp and quite muddy and the first floor joists needed additional support. At some point in this house’s history a large hole had been made in the foundation and needed to be supported sufficiently. Overall though the stone foundation is in … More Basement
There are two ways of exerting one’s strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. -Booker T. Washington Here’s where things get complicated: when you “gut” a house, as we did, you want to find good “bones.” What do you do when the bones are deteriorating and in some places altogether missing? In … More Dem… Oh.. No!
After two months of a ceiling-less living room we are happy to say the process of rebuilding it is in motion. In our previous post you can see the beams installed as the joists. To counter the beautiful dark beams we knew we wanted something bright with a bit of texture to add contrast to the space. … More Tongue and Groove Ceilings