Monthly Archives: February 2012

Video: Patching The Floor

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Lime coat removal

Some readers have expressed curiousity about why we’re removing the plaster top coat. I started with the kitchen walls which were heavily damaged by water leaking from the back roof and a burst second floor supply pipe that had run … Continue reading

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Some of Steve’s recent pictures…

Markie Mark here, Whew! My first post… Steve dropped by yesterday and took some beautiful photos. There are others equally good but will use them later. Take note of the veneer lime coat that we removed from the stairwell. On … Continue reading

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Video: Early Demolition, Exposing Plaster and The Building Inspection Office

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A Glimpse of the Basement, Hallway and Stairs

Just putting these images up to keep a record of our starting point with these areas. It will be interesting to watch these spaces lighten up and become less constrictive once we remove the paint and plaster, and get the … Continue reading

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Demolition and Clean Up Part 3: The Bedrooms

You’ll see in the slideshow photos from the front room downstairs and the three bedrooms upstairs. We’ve grouped the pictures by room, so you can get a sense of how each room has been transformed so far. The downstairs room … Continue reading

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Demolition and Clean Up Part 2: Second Floor Bathroom

An interesting thing to remember about the early life of this house is that plumbing was still an uncommon feature in homes. In the case of the 5K house, there is an original infrastructure evident for draining water (from the … Continue reading

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