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Demolition party article in LA Times

We were quoted in a recent article in the Los Angeles Times. The author interviewed me a few months ago, but after the WSJ article I was hesitant to talk to another reporter. However, Michelle did a great job, didn’t … Continue reading

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Remodel week #12

Progress on our remodeling project as of week 12.

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Final demolition party!

We’re getting ready for our final* demolition party–tearing off the back wall of the original house. We still have to cut a score line around the ceilings (which we’re trying to save) then brace the ceilings near the walls that … Continue reading

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Weekend remodel progress

Another weekend gone, and we’re a bit closer to a finished house although we appear to be going backwards! We took down most of the garage roof this weekend, which was considerably more difficult than the main roof of the … Continue reading

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Roof demolition

Eight people came to our party yesterday and we managed to take off nearly the entire roof. We tried to take good care of our help–Gatorade, water, coffee, and sodas in the morning, more Gatorade, water, sodas and barbecued burgers … Continue reading

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Roof stripping

A professional crew came out and stripped the shake and shingles off the roof this morning. (The previous owner had applied composite shingles over the original shake roofing.) It took them about three hours from start to finish. Check out … Continue reading

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Demolition party!

We’re going to be hosting a demolition party this Saturday (5/19) starting at 07:00 am (when it’s nice and cool). Come later if that’s more convenient for you. Our objective: tear off the roof structure. (The shingles are already going … Continue reading

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Porch tear-off

We tore off the back porch this weekend to make way for the sub-floor on our addition.

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