Monthly Archives: September 2001

Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Stripping the Woodwork

We used a heat gun and a scraper tool to begin removing the paint from the woodwork. One pane done… Some trial and error testing on the more difficult areas of the woodwork.  Chemical stripper just isn’t cutting through the … Continue reading

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Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Exterior Painting

The decorative trim pieces painted and ready to be installed. The decorative trim pieces installed. Entire tower side, completed. Checking the other side of the tower to make sure that there wasn’t any leaks.

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Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Wall/Ceiling Patching

After cleaning all of the loose plaster out of the damaged areas, we then used the drywall that we pulled down from the drop-ceiling to patch up the areas that were missing plaster.  The salvaged drywall was just a little … Continue reading

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Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Exterior Priming

All of the replaced/repaired area was then primed. Detail of the upper area. I also added a bit of flashing to divert any water that may leak in the future. The decorative trim pieces.

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Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Wall/Ceiling Repair

The first step was to replace all of the rotted out lath with new lath.  This is the south wall/ceiling with the new lath. Detail of the south wall/ceiling new lath. The new lath on the west wall/ceiling. Detail of … Continue reading

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