As mentioned below, we renovated the basement recently. And here is the end result of the work. While we sadly had to do away with the 1970′s fake wood paneling and disco era wallpaper, I think the end result is a far nicer space. More photos here.
This week, we had the basement dry walled from head to toe. That means that we got rid of the 1970′s style fake wood dark paneling and the groovy wallpaper covering the staircase. I will admit that covering over the wallpaper was not an easy decision, as that was some of the swingin’est, grooviest wallpaper […]
Here is the finished living room. The tables are there because we hosted Thanksgiving this year and we turned the living room into the dining room to accomidate all the guests/relatives/friends. The room ended up far exceeding my expectations. The bookcases and the wall color are great and I am just thrilled with it. And […]
We recently had the floors sanded in the main living room, the dining room, and in the upstairs hallway. We also had the rancid carpet in the TV room removed and replaced with hardwood floors. With that work done, I was able to finally install the basboards in these rooms. Below are some photos of […]
Here are some before and afters of the kitchen. In the kitchen, we removed the wallpaper, painted the walls, and bought new appliances to replace the circa 1980′s ones that came with the house. We also removed the sponge painting, replaced the doors, cleaned the cabinets, and removed the big “Ikea-type” cabinet on the right […]
Again, back in January we shared photos of how the bathrooms looked when we purchased the house along with photos of them ripped down to the 2×4′s. Well, we are happy to report that, with the exception of installing a mirror in the kids bathroom, they are pretty much done. In the old bathrooms, the […]