Monthly Archives: January 2003

Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Prepping For Insulation

We’re going to be using a combination of blown-in and fiberglass insulation for this room.  We drilled 3/4″ holes in the top-center of each cavity of the exterior walls where the blown-in insulation will be injected.  This is the west … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Planning The Rewire

This room has one receptacle (embedded in the baseboard near the northeast corner), and one light switch.  In order to figure out the best route to run the wiring for the re-wire, I did a little recon in the back … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Plaster Water Damage Assessment

After all of the texture was removed from the walls, it was time to assess the amount of water damage to the plaster.  To do this, I just take a 5-in-1 painter’s tool and remove all of the soft plaster.  … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Woodwork Paint Removal

The paint on the woodwork seemed to easily come off with the use of a heat gun. Some of the paint removed from the woodwork around the closet door. Some of the paint removed from the baseboards on the east … Continue reading

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Bedroom 2 – The Restoration – Continuing Wall Texture Removal

Texture removal continues.  This is the east wall, almost completely clean of texture. The north wall with the majority of the texture removed. The northwest corner. The west wall.

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