Day #5: Cleaning in the New Year!

We worked all day yesterday and when the day was was New Years!  And what did we do for New Years?  We kept working.  No special activities, no relaxing, just straight working.  What a fun pair we are!  

The flooring was finished around 2 in the afternoon and then two of the rooms had to be primed (the walls and ceilings).  After that, we cleaned everything up.  

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Day #4: I'm Glad THAT's Over

Yesterday certainly gave us a run for our money.

To start we had to figure how to run our floors going an opposite direction.  Unlike the closet we would not be able to cut every piece to dry fit it and then remove them all and put them back in again.  So we had to figure a way to attach the first board.  We had a groove to a groove and needed some way to attach them. Well we discovered they make a handy dandy piece called a spline that does just that.  

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Day #3: The Morning After

OUCH.  I'm so sore I can barely move this morning, but it was all worth it.  I thought that yesterday would be a productive day and I was right on par.  We are on schedule even!

Yesterday we spent ALL day laying floors in the master bedroom.  It's not a huge room but we had a closet that required flooring that was going the opposite direction.  So, we had to dry fit everything and then pull it all out and put it all back together again, twice the work you would normally have to do.  I am so proud that we accomplished that part without any snags though! (Such a rarity.)  

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Day #2 All Wrapped Up

Well he did it.  Between the prodding of my husband and the beats of Michael we made it through scraping the rest of the ceilings last night.  We are now officially 100% rid of our awful popcorn ceilings.  Thank heaven.

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We're At It Again!

Now that the holidays are over we are diving into our home remodel again.  We have been putting off the bedrooms for awhile and decided that during my hubs vacation we would tackle them.  With the kids shipped off to the grandparents for a few days we are getting down to work.  We will have 5 full days to get whatever we can done.  

We actually started on the bathroom in the master about a week ago doing some demo.  

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