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  • Re: Renovation Log

    July 2016:

    • Porch roof was finished in cedar shake.
    • Final roof repairs, flashing, and cleanup.
    • Thus ends the 2-month roof replacement project.
  • Re: Renovation Log

    The rest of summer 2015 thru yesterday (Sunday):

    • Aaron milled new columns for the attic's north windows.
    • Rennaisance restored the north facade & rebuilt the north attic windows.
    • Andrea restored the office & turret windows.
    • Andrea restored the attic windows; only the south is reinstalled so far.
    • Radiators moved back into place.
    • Nicole painted the kitchen radiator.
    • Removed the back stairs radiator for painting.
    • Brian scraped clean the backstairs radiator & Nicole painted it.
    • Demolished broom closet in back stairs.
    • Aaron finished painting the trim on the carriage house peaks.
    • Aaron painted the second floor carriage house windows.
    • Painted carriage house door & window trim (first floor).
    • Continued painting carriage house doors.
    • Painted kitchen porch ceiling (coat 1).
    • Removed old hooks & boards in coat closet.
    • Patched screw holes in coat closet.
    • Removed a giant load of junk from the basement & attic.
    • Taped out cracks in the back stairwell first floor.
    • Spackled the back stairwell.
    • Mudded out the tape on the wall the radiator is on.
  • Re: Renovation Log

    The rest of May thru today:

    • Refinished the front stairs (start to finish).
    • Second & third coats on the back stairs.
    • Cleared the great room.
    • Hauled the radiators to the sandblasting shop.
    • Added a "frame" to the floor around the fireplace.
    • Gutters installed on the carriage house (minus 3 downspouts).
    • Andy & Danny installed the custom-milled trim where missing in kitchen & bathroom.
    • Andy & Danny patched and mudded in the coat closet.
  • Re: Renovation Log

    Last 2 weeks have been a bit slower with the house torn up for floor sanding. Fast & furious work will resume the 30th.

    • First floor hall, turret, office, pub, and backstairs were all sanded.
    • First coat poly on backstairs, turret & hall.
    • Two coats poly on office & pub.
    • Spring planting.
    • Aaron installed the irrigation system for the porch hanging baskets.
    • Cleaned out the alley.
    • Andy patched the inside of the coat closet.
    • Andy delivered our new kitchen thresholds which Randy installed.
    • New screen doors arrived.
    • Put a deposit on window restoration.
    • Put a deposit on final facade restoration.
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