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  • Dream Kitchen Renovation - Day 142
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    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,…

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    Siding & Drywall – Day 93

    It has been a busy few weeks, so we apologize in advance for the delay in getting these updates on the blog! A lot has happened since the framing was finished!…

  • roofing
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    Framing & Roof – Day 61

    Now that is a house! By the end of last week, the entire house was framed and the crew was working on getting the roof and windows installed. We have had…

  • house back
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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…

  • anderson windwos
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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…

  • hip roof
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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…

  • back of house
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    Framing – Day 37

    Today was one of the most exciting days in our renovation process yet. The walls for the first floor addition have gone up and the space is actually starting to look…

  • subfloor
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    Framing – Day 36

    Construction on the sub-floor is complete and we are finally able to walk out the back door again (since the loss of the floating stairs)! We have some sunny days ahead…

  • back of house progress
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    Framing & Porch – Day 35

    A lot of progress was made on the framing of the addition and the front porch. The floor joists are in and ready for the subfloor, the windows arrived and the…

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    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…