The house from the street
The "driveway" with debris
Looking into the parlor
Stairs to the basement. The door on the left goes under the sun porch.
The old kitchen cabinets.
Looking down at the old sun porch. There was very little usable space there.
John and Fred working on the floor.
John in the upstairs before the walls go up.
The East bedroom.
There used to be stairs to the attic here.
You can see where the attic stairs were is now part of the middle bedroom.
Looking up into where the stairs were.
These stairs from the top floor used to be enclosed by walls.
John working on the floor.
The upstairs ceiling with old wiring.
The East bedroom's North-East corner.
Some new flooring where the attic stairs used to be.
New flooring with old.
New flooring in the upstairs hall before the walls go up.
Looking down the stairs. You can see the door that used to go to the sun room.
Walls start to go up. That old window in the bathroom was so bad they had put pannelling over it.
Looking into the upstairs hall from the Master (West) bedroom.
Looing at the kitchen from the new sun room floor.
Looking at the new sunroom walls for the half-bath and laundry closet.
Looking into the new sun room with much more useable space.
Here is our neighbor Mark stopping by to offer his help.
John and Fred thinning out the garage walls.
The back yard looks so much nicer without the grape vines.
The garage with the walls thinned out.
Looking at the back of the house. I'll be glad when the electric lines don't go over the yard.
John surveying his path of destruction.
The meter for the upstairs has been pulled. One to go.
We found knob-and-tube wiring still in use.
Two new bathrooms upstairs. We replaced the bad bathroom window with a glass block wall.
The drywall has arrived.
That attic hole has stairs that close. Note that new insulation is in.
The upstairs hall plaster is removed.
Looking at the hall from the East bedroom.
We passed our elecrical inspection for the upstairs. Now our wires are shoved into the boxes until the drywall is done.
You can see the heating and air-conditioning in the attic.
Now there is room to stand under the sun room.
Now the garage is down.
John and Fred haul away the pieces
They fill the truck again.
Pieces of garage.
John and Fred under the sun room.
Drywallers do quick work upstairs.
Drywall going up.
Master bedroom getting drywall.
Hall bath getting drywall.
John working on the deck.
The back yard without the garage, and the deck going up.
Debris replaced with lumber for the deck.
The new tub surround for the hall bath.
John in the butler's pantry.
John in the kitchen. Behind him is the butler's pantry.
The deck in progress.
John and neighbor Brian working on the kitchen.
Roses next to the deck.
The finished deck.
The window is in.
The kitchen entrance headers, butler's pantry closet, and linen closet are framed.
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