OK, the truth is that it’s been a slow 6 months, because it’s been about that long since Ginger was born. We haven’t had time to … Continue reading Foaming at the mouth
See if you can follow the math… Colder weather + Large holes in the closet walls (attic access areas) + No heat ducts = Cold upstairs … Continue reading First (small) sign of progress!
It has taken us a long time to get to this point. Specifically, 2 1/2 years since we bought the house, almost 2 years since we … Continue reading Holy crap, we’re ready for drywall!
Earlier in the spring, we got much of the insulation into the upstairs. After Julio had a bad experience on a 100 degree day in June … Continue reading Insulation
One of the messiest (but strangely fun) jobs upstairs. We used cellulose insulation to fill in all the joist cavities prior to putting the subfloors down … Continue reading Messy, messy job (blown-in insulation)
This was a great point, to finally have the room ready for drywall. It felt like six tons being lifted off of our shoulders. The bad … Continue reading Kitchen insulation
This was the last of the plaster to come out of the kitchen. While gutting a room is fun for the first 5 or 10 minutes, … Continue reading Big mess