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Insulation and Drywall

Friday, February 20th, 2009 Posted in Independence Hwy. Remodel, Remodeling Projects | Comments Off on Insulation and Drywall

Insulation has been installed in the ceilings, floors and in both the interior and exterior walls.  By code you don't need insulation in the interior walls but some homeowners choose to do so for noise control.  Insulation was added to ...

Roofing and Electrical

Friday, February 13th, 2009 Posted in Independence Hwy. Remodel, Remodeling Projects | Comments Off on Roofing and Electrical

Here's the newly framed roof with its new shingles.  While the roof was going on we were getting ready on the interior for drywall and paint. [caption id="attachment_356" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Remodeled roof"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_357" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Old roof"][/caption] On the first day of ...

Footings and Beams

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 Posted in Independence Hwy. Remodel, Remodeling Projects | Comments Off on Footings and Beams

Here's one of the footings we poured this week. It is the ribbon footing that will support the load-bearing wall between the master bedroom and bath. In remodeling, we often find ourselves in small spaces pouring new ...

Framing

Thursday, February 5th, 2009 Posted in Independence Hwy. Remodel, Remodeling Projects | Comments Off on Framing

Here's the new dining room foundation.  At this point there are floor joists, hidden by the rim joists, and floor decking so far.  The beam that is currently supporting the existing roof will be removed once the exterior walls have ...

Demolition

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 Posted in Independence Hwy. Remodel, Remodeling Projects | Comments Off on Demolition

It's been one week since we started work on this project and demolition is under way!  All the interior surfaces, appliances, cabinetry and siding that need to be removed are gone. A few walls have been removed but several will ...