Woot woot the kitchen flooring is going and will soon be gone. There were layers of ceramic tile, cement board, and linoleum that had to be removed so that when we lace in the new wood flooring the kitchen will be the same level as the dining room. So, no more tripping my way into the kitchen (well, I guess there is no guarantee that my clumsiness won’t still find a way to trip up, but at least the odds will be better).More progress after the jump…
We also busted all the way through the two walls in the living room and the house instantly became drenched in sunlight.You can see bundles of the new flooring laying in the middle of the room. As soon as the carpet is out of the family room and the kitchen floor is completely cleared out we get to start laying it down. To save time (and our backs) we hired a floor guy that a friend of a friend recommended. He picked up the flooring for us which are oak boards to match the existing hardwoods. To get the flooring to really blend well together we are sanding down the original hardwoods so that he can stain the new and the old the same color. He already started in the bedroom with this big old fancy sander.
Renovator’s journal day 17: all of our possessions are still in the garage and I am finding it increasingly harder to find anything, convinced that maybe we lost everything in our 1/4 of a mile move (we really should have labeled our boxes).
To see all of the home progress take a look here.