Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Installation Day June 11

Posted by Bill Andrews on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, In : Upgrades 
Today was a big milestone as the cabinets were installed and the granite template was completed.  All went well until about lunch time when the installer said "we have a problem"...words you not like to hear!  He said the crown molding ordered did not reach entirely to the ceiling (which was the intent) and not enough trim was ordered to fill out the right cabinet and utility closet.  No worries as they will trade out the wrong for the right but will take a week or so to order.  Otherwise the...
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Drywall up, cabinets and appliances delivered

Posted by Bill Andrews on Monday, June 11, 2012, In : Upgrades 

Friday (June 8) I came down to take delivery of appliances and cabinets in hopes the drywall would be all done.  On Thu I received a call from Kaz who is doing the drywall and said the kitchen and guest baths would be done and ready for the cabinet install, which we planned  to take on Friday.  He did say the balance of the rooms would take a few more days to complete as the humidity caused the drywall to dry longer (good excuse!).  Since the cabinets were arranged to be delivered late Friday...


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Prep for Drywall

Posted by Bill Andrews on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Upgrades 

The plumber completed the rough in for the kitchen and guest bath and replaced all the 40 year old copper piping with PEX tubing this past week.  The drywall will begin today so I took the opportunity this past Saturday and Sunday am to replace the old insulation in the kitchen and bath before it was closed up with drywall.  I was going to keep the original insualtion but it was old, rotting and not that efficient so for a little more labor and cost I installed 4 rolls of kraft faced insulati...


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