Dream Kitchen Renovation - Day 142

Kitchen Transformation – Day 142

I can’t believe that our dream house renovation is coming to a close within the next month or so. The addition is fully functioning, the floors are in, cabinets are installed, appliances have arrived and …swoon… our marble countertops were installed yesterday! We opted for medium wood floors to contrast the whites and grays we…

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Framing – Day 50

Big things have been happening these past few weeks. The framing for the addition is almost completely done and the roof lines are being constructed. The crew also plans to start shingling the roof by the end of the week! Additionally, the Mahogany flooring for the porch arrived and was installed. Even though it is…

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New Windows – Day 40

As we patiently wait for crane day, the crew has been hard at work framing and installing the new windows. Our old windows were terrible at keeping out the elements and ended up costing us tons in electricity bills. We recently replaced the HVAC in the house and the efficiency of the new system helped,…

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Framing & Porch – Day 38

We made a lot of progress this week. We designed a “hip roof” to make the roof on the porch look more angular. We are hoping this will start to break up the monotony of the straight lines on the front of the roof line. Additionally, the framers have continued to construct the walls, windows, doors,…

Framing & Porch – Day 34

A few exciting things happened this week. First, we finished the foundation yesterday and got started demolishing the existing porch (see it here), next we had all of the dead trees in the backyard removed, and finally, we officially started framing the addition! We picked out and ordered the pillars that will go on the…