Monthly Archives: September 2002

Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Fireplace Front Grate

A few months prior, we had been digging around in the basement and came upon this heavy cast iron part, but we had no clue as to what it was.  While opening the fireplace, we noticed that there were some … Continue reading

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Parlor – The Restoration (Phase 1.2) – Opening The Fireplace

Melissa always wanted a fireplace, wood burning, preferred.  So, it was eating her alive that the fireplace was bricked closed.  One day, she decided that she was going to open it up to see what condition it was in. After … Continue reading

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Main House Exterior – North Side – Lower More New Paint

The entire upper part of this section is now painted with the new colors.

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Main House Exterior – North Side – Lower Eavestrough Removal

The eavestroughs on this section of the house were falling off and leaked everywhere causing water damage to some of the lower parts of the wooden areas.  “K-style” eavestroughs just don’t look right on an old house anyway.  So, it’s … Continue reading

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Main House Roof – Before

Having never been up on the roof, I felt that it was time to go up there and take a look at things, up close.  Since the pitch of our roof is extremely steep, I had to get a rope … Continue reading

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