Category: Demo

Things are moving!

A lot has happened since our last post about the progress on our place. We have ordered our kitchen cabinets, got all of our pre-finishing electricity and plumbing installed, ordered and had our new wood floors delivered, and last but certainly not…

Opening Up

The second floor is really starting to open up after we expanded the doorway from the hallway and removed the wall between the old bedrooms in the back. We hired professionals who within a single day (and a crew of…

Floor 2 demo

          With all the out of town weddings and other work being done on the rental, it was starting to feel like work wasn’t progressing on our place. This weekend all that changed. We demoed our 2nd…

Grave site

The New York Times had a great piece this morning on a possible grave site that could contain the remains of 256 soldiers from the First Maryland Regiment, which saved Washington’s army during the Battle of Brooklyn on Aug. 27, 1776.…

Building a wall

The basement – containing the laundry room, workshop, storage, homeowner-y things like the sump pump – was only accessible via the first floor. Because we wanted to rent that space out (the owners lived there before we bought this place),…

Goodbye, shed

When we moved in, there were two sheds in the yard…so one of them had to go. It wasn’t easy. It took every minute of the entire weekend, including loading our own dump truck for three hours, which was pretty back…