Since the only bathroom was going to be on the second floor we decided a half bathroom on the first floor was an absolute must. We decided the best spot Continue Reading
So as you can see in the Before Tour the main staircase is pretty ornate, as Victorian houses are wont to do. In the case of this house the stairs Continue Reading
The next step of the process was to remove the floor from the first floor in order to add in more joists and subfloor. The floor removal process took me Continue Reading
In order to control the dust that came from the plaster demo, and since we were finished, I took a mop and cleaned all of the floors. It’s amazing what Continue Reading
Turns out demoing the bathroom took all of an hour. The wall wasn’t connected to the ceiling in any way and all of the bathroom fixtures were garbage. Take a Continue Reading
While the siding was being done some major termite damage was discovered. While it was fixed it’s terrifying to see what those little bugs are capable of doing.
So this Victorian house didn’t really have a kitchen. It had an area for a kitchen, just nothing kitchen-like in it aside from a fridge and a sink. Take a Continue Reading
So how many dumpsters did it take to remove all the plaster from the house? Five. All of them filled to the top.
It took a few months but all of the plaster and lathe is out and the house is down to the frame. I wish I could call this the midpoint Continue Reading