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Hanging The Drywall • Kath Eats

Listed below are some extra home updates for you together with hanging the drywall and a few paint updates!

The final three home replace weblog posts have been framing, roof, and home windows. The rooms have actually taken form up to now few weeks as insulation was full and sheetrock was put in in a single actually thrilling and quick day! 

Earlier than:

After framing:

Hanging The Drywall

It’s unbelievable how a lot greater this house is (I did use a large angle photograph nonetheless.) 

The view from the kitchen nook

Earlier than:

Hanging day:

Drywall full:

That’s a utility closet within the mudroom and the pantry to the appropriate right here:

After one coat of paint. Prepared for hardwood flooring!

That is the pure shade our complete home’s hardwoods will probably be as soon as they’re refinished:

Drywall getting in upstairs

Rest room Earlier than:

Rest room with Drywall:

The Basement

They’ve additionally repaired the drywall on this nook of the basement that needed to get plumbing fixes:

And right here the place the ceiling was partially taken down:

Now that the mud has settled (actually) we will begin engaged on organizing the basement once more. It’s SUCH a multitude!!

The Hearth

And our hearth has additionally been up to date! Thomas framed / drywalled a face entrance on it so we will have conduit behind for our new Body TV : ) 

After drywall got here the paint crew!

That is only a primer coat, nevertheless it certain appears to be like much more completed. The black home windows are trying higher and higher!!

Earlier than:

At this time:

Earlier than:

At this time:

Paint Deliberation

We’ve been going backwards and forwards on paint colours for weeks. Lastly we swatched them and the winners had been clear. It’s been an actual goldilocks impact of “too yellow” (my worst worry) or “too grey.” Add to our confusion that each Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore each make paint colours referred to as Pure White and Alabaster which can be very completely different in nature! 

I met with my buddy Danielle who’s an inside designer to debate a few of our accent colours (island, barn door, bed room wall, entrance door). She had some nice factors and opinions which was a lot appreciated as a result of I’m SO indecisive! 

The blueish shade on the appropriate is Ben Moore Pure White which is most positively not a pure white! The colour within the center is Sherwin Williams Pure White

Our resolution is Chantilly Lace on each the surface and the within! It’s a really impartial white with out yellow or blue and that’s what we would like. 

Chantilly Lace / White Dove / BM Alabaster

White Dove (center) trying means too yellow and BM Alabaster (proper) trying very grey in night mild. Chantilly Lace is white on a regular basis!

Entrance Door Trim

I’ve been questioning for weeks if we must always take down the quaint and ornate trim across the entrance door and put up one thing quite simple and fashionable as a substitute. Thomas instructed me it might be too tough and we must always simply depart it. 

Then the subsequent day I drove by the home and did a double take as a result of he was taking it down proper then and there!

Now we get to take a look at pink brick for weeks (months?) till we paint the outside within the house stretch : – ) 

Thomas is having a number of enjoyable “sporting his instrument belt” after a few years of doing an excessive amount of workplace work. He usually spends the primary half of his day on the enterprise aspect of the enterprise and the late afternoons and weekends on the home. I’ll be glad to have him house on the early aspect once more when that is throughout : )



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