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Wood Stove Installed

One of our longest home improvement struggles to date has finally (essentially) drawn to a close.  After a year and change worth of conflicting inspections, assessments and estimates from half a dozen contractors and vendors, we have a functioning wood … Continue reading

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Finishing the Front Hall

This post is a ways overdue.  Right around Christmas we put the finishing touches on the front hallway, which had partially-carpeted walls when we moved in and languished in a state of unfinished drywall for the last several weeks of … Continue reading

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Hallway Drywall

So, clearly it’s been some time since our last post.  There’s actually been a fair amount going on around Minnisingh.  We’ve left the wood stove fiasco behind for the time being (waiting until the spring to look into masonry quotes … Continue reading

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First Floor Bathroom

While we wait to get a professional action plan squared away for the chimney and wood stove, we decided to get moving on some DIY projects elsewhere in the house.  The bathroom on the first floor is a small, contained … Continue reading

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Upstairs Bathroom Windows Fixed

I posted a while back about the demo of the arched window frames in the upstairs bathroom, but never got around to writing about the renovation.  The major task here was installing some drywall corner bead over the rough edges … Continue reading

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Bathroom Windows

Next week we’ll be getting underway on the last big step (for now) of our air sealing and insulation project: getting dense pack cellulose insulation into the floor of the attic.  Getting this task underway has had its challenges and … Continue reading

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Cover-Up

We got a lot of great feedback from our last post about the living room walls.  In the end, we did decide to hang sheetrock rather than re-plastering the walls.  We really appreciated all the advice about DIY skim coating, … Continue reading

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