Category Archives: Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Ceiling Sanding

After the ceiling was completely patched with drywall compound, it was now time to sand it all smooth.  This was not a fun job! Note to self (and anyone else who wants to save themselves a LOT of time), LESS … Continue reading

Posted in Bedroom 1 | Leave a comment

Bedroom 1 – The Restoration – Woodwork Removal

Since the heat gun just wasn’t taking off the paint, we decided to just remove the woodwork so that we could use a chemical stripper.  Removing the woodwork allows you to get all of the paint off, even the paint … Continue reading

Posted in Bedroom 1 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bedroom 1 | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Bedroom 1 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bedroom 1 | Leave a comment