Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hurry Up and Wait

After all that flurry to pack up and get out of the house, our remodel hasn’t started yet.  The foundation issue is throwing things off.  Unfortunately, nothing else can happen until the foundation issue is resolved.  And they can’t just … Continue reading

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Anticipation

We’re all done with our prep work on the house and are just awaiting our official start date tomorrow. Let’s review where we are. This is a picture heavy post, so I’m experimenting with splitting the post. For those on … Continue reading

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Elvis Has Left the Building

We moved out!  It became clear that we were stalled with demo and packing up while still living in the house.  It was kind of depressing living in the house, and I developed bronchitis from the dust.  So over the … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room

There are definitely aspects of planning that are less sexy than selecting materials and knocking down walls, but no less important.  Money is the elephant in the room when doing a remodel.  The other biggee is where we live and … Continue reading

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For Reals

The dumpster arrived Monday, so this is apparently really happening.  And M, who is not one to put off until tomorrow what he can do today (a concept I am not familiar with) has been hard at work at packing, … Continue reading

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The Bathroom Vision

We are approaching the end of our pre-demo materials shopping and have few major decisions left.  The bathroom, of course, is where most of those materials decisions had to be made.  The goals were simple: find things we liked at … Continue reading

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