Category: basement entrance project

February 7, 2012 / / basement entrance project
September 28, 2011 / / basement entrance project

Tar paper up, and old crappy insides gutted, we proceeded to put the cedar shingles up. We originally looked at clapboard, but that was WAY expensive. While Cedar Shake Shingles aren’t the cheapest option either, it was still night and day from the clapboard. The only other option was vinyl…

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September 10, 2011 / / basement entrance project

  Once all the plywood panels were put in, the next step was the roof. We lined it with felt paper and layered those shingles on. I will admit, my sometimes overwhelming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder was pleased with the measuring and careful overlapping of the shingles. We also cut out…

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August 29, 2011 / / basement entrance project

So once we cleared that garbage out, we spent about a week filling in the concrete and letting it dry in two stages. Then we started with the framing. This was when we realized exactly the breadth of the new structure. We had to cut back some vinyl siding, which…

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August 25, 2011 / / basement entrance project

So now that we’ve established that we need to do something about this piece, the first thing to do was destroy it. We even got assistance from my extremely handy uncle for this one. Killian you’re so helpful. Then we needed to clear out some space to fill in a…

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