Category: Rebuilding

It’s pretty but it’s getting in the way.

It feels like things have come to a screeching halt. Week before last I rushed around buying tile only to have the tile guys not show up for two days. Then last week, they were pulled a day to go to another job. So my shower has been very slow going. Granted, they are also Read More

Photo DUMP

The guys worked in their socks to protect my pretty, new floors. I’m really loving my closet doors. Thanks Country Boy! There is a washer and a dryer behind those bifold doors!!!!! The bathroom tile and the trim painting is in process now. That’ll be the next update. Leveling out the second floor porch floor. Read More

New Year, New Post

This post is dedicated to my sweet friend Lauren. Please don’t mail me a box of poop.   This isn’t going to be one of those gushy, new year, new resolutions, or end of year recap, so much to be thankful for, posts.  I’ve tons to be thankful for and you’re reading about a lot Read More

The Centennial Gent receives passing grades.

We’ve passed the electrical, plumbing, hvac and framing inspections. Wooohoooo! Insulation inspection is tomorrow and then we’ll close this baby up. The new electrical panel is going to take some creative covering. In this age of rising waters, I didn’t want to put anything in the basement that didn’t need to go down there. Especially Read More

On using plastic wrap to decide wall placement.

As I posted about in one of my first entries, the hardest decision in this project (besides the master bath and the windows) was what to do with the bathroom off the dining room?? Remember my agony?! We thought this wall, door and full bath had been added. Turns out once I took the paneling Read More

Putting it back together

Did I promise you framing in the last post?  I changed my mind.  I think I’ll go with a total open concept house. What do you think? I seriously considered it for about 3 minutes. But then thought better. And just so you know, I never said it out loud.  That makes the crazy less Read More