Maine Escape DAY 28 – Foaming Mad

Maine Escape DAY 28 Foaming

DAY 26 – Foaming Mad

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Yesterday at the Maine Escape the Family abandoned me so I took some time to recap the first 26 days onsite. Today I’m digging into the drywall and trying out a new seaming technique.

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RENOVATIONS – Refinish Old Wood Floor

Renovations 1 Refinish Old Wood Floor

RENOVATIONS – Refinish Old Wood Floor

HISTORY – Refinish Old Wood Floor

Hardwood is the most popular flooring option in the United States. While most early colonial houses had softwood floors, it wasn’t until the 1900’s that hardwood flooring became readily available (ref. The History of Wood Flooring). Chances are if you plan on buying a house older than 1970 it will have hardwood floors and this renovations blog is about how to refinish an old wood floor and make it beautiful again.  Continue reading

Maine Escape DAY 25 – Plumbing

Maine Escape DAY 25 Plumbing

DAY 25 – Plumbing

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Yesterday at the Maine Escape it was a mad rush to get holes bored and framing details finished to support the mechanical and electrical systems. Today it’s all about plumbing.

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Maine Escape DAY 23 – Shower Time

Maine Escape DAY 23 - Shower Time

DAY 23 – Shower Time

PREVIOUSLY – Maine Escape

Yesterday at the Maine Escape: I boxed in the stairs and built some more built-ins; R&D came, saw, and conquered the landscaping; Liz called for some reinforcements; and we took a video tour of the work done so far. Continue reading