Prepping for a Half Bathroom – Victorians Hate Bathrooms

Since the only bathroom was going to be on the second floor we decided a…

 Posted in Demolition

Inside the Victorian Staircase

So as you can see in the Before Tour the main staircase is pretty ornate,…

 Posted in Demolition

Rebuilding the Second Floor

This post picks up right where the Archyway replacement and The Attic leave off. Now…

 Posted in Rebuilding

Backyard Cleanup

After killing another lawnmower I roped my wife into helping me find all of the…

 Posted in Yardwork

The Attic – A Victorian Masterpiece

Let me just say that I am totally in love with our attic. It has…

 Posted in Rebuilding

Removing our (Pseudo) Victorian Arches

So there were two rooms with archways in them. Not in the doorways like a…

 Posted in Rebuilding

All that Antique Hardwood

In case anyone was wondering, this is what the entire first floor of a house…

 Posted in Before and After

All the Random Stuff I’ve Found

As we’ve worked on the house we’ve found all sorts of stuff hidden in little…

 Posted in Tour

Removing Some Steps and a Victorian Era Surprise

We actually had to remove the first few steps of the staircase in order to…

 Posted in Rebuilding

First Floor Termite Damage

Of course the job wasn’t complete without some termite damage to fix. Nothing major, just…

 Posted in Rebuilding