Month: September 2010

September 12, 2010 / / attic door project

Everybody seems to have a pretty good idea on how to install an attic door. I got to hear them all. Once we had some time to implement this, all that wisdom went to good use. But, like everything else in this house, it wasn’t so straightforward. The hallway had…

Read the Postan interlude: the attic door project

September 9, 2010 / / The Stronghold

Being first time home owners and naive first time home remodelers there are more then a few things we have come across as being worth sharing with the uninitiated.  It is our hope here at PlasterQuest to share at least a few of these gems along the way.  The first…

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September 6, 2010 / / kitchen project

The largest project of the house is by far the kitchen. We initially thought it was pretty livable, but that was until we started taking little bits of it apart. The initial intention was to do some reorganizing, maybe some updating, but not much more. Once we started removing the…

Read the Postkitchen of tears: part 1- the reckoning

September 5, 2010 / / The Stronghold
September 2, 2010 / / The Stronghold

When you spend an entire weekend pulling up weeds, trimming back hedges and pressure washing your new house you accomplish two things.  The first is relatively obvious, the second is a little less so but has large payout of “good neighbor” points. To the first, the outside of the house…

Read the PostWeekend One – Make Friends