Monthly Archives: May 2014
I’m always stunned by how much I underestimate the number of 2×4 studs needed to frame up the walls. In the end, it was close to 120.
It’s a dangerous world when it comes to old wallpaper! I’m okay if it’s well adhered; it can work like “Glidwall,” hiding the cracks in the plaster. Once it starts to peel back, though, it’s often hard to know when … Continue reading
Older homes with forced air systems never had central air in mind, only the mechanics of heating. This house had exactly what you need for heating, with all of the return air vents in the flooring on the first floor. … Continue reading
Meet Ed: Author, musician, father of six, electrician, and all around great guy. This is the third project he has helped me on, and I couldn’t imagine doing the project without him. Thanks, Ed… The house had a newer service … Continue reading