Yearly Archives: 2001

Main House Exterior – North Side – Upper Before

When the previous owners painted the house in the blue/cream/purple color scheme, they only painted what you could see from the street.  So, the upper part of the back and any area that was blocked by a tree, was left … Continue reading

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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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