Renovations/Remodel/Additions Archives

September 16, 2007

Renovation project 2007 - The new "wing"

Well, here we go again.

The Bubban-N-Friends family is embarking on yet another renovation project.

In this case, as we need an additional room in which to put Bunky, once he's old enough to have his own room, we're undertaking the following project:

  • Bubba's current room will have a wall installed, creating a hallway between the room and his current closet.
  • A closet will be built in that room, along the new wall.
  • The current closet will be converted into a full bathroom, for the kids to use.
  • Two new bedrooms (with closets), as well as two additional storage closets, will be built over the garage.

Construction begins tomorrow, with the demolition of the garage's current ceiling/roof structure.

We'll post updates, with pictures, as the project moves along.

September 17, 2007

New wing - Day 1 - Demolition

The roof came off the garage, today.

No more roof 

September 18, 2007

New wing - Day 2 - Bye bye bricks

Today, some support structure was added for the new floor.

Men at work 

September 19, 2007

New wing - Day 3 - The floor

Today saw the demolition of Bubba's closet, and the installation of the floor joist.

Bubba goes top side. 

September 20, 2007

New wing - Day 4 - Plumbing and wiring

Today, the electricians came in to rerun the electrical, phone and cable wiring through the garage. 

Wiring run through the floor supports 

All that wire used to be in the attic above the garage but, since we removed the roof/attic, and are putting in a floor, the wires needed to be re-run through the floor supports.

While that was going on, the floor got pulled up in the closet, and sewer line run for the various drains.

Drain rougins for the sink and toilet 

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September 21, 2007

New wing - Day 5 - Walls framed, window replaced, more plumbing

Today, the walls were framed, the double window in Bubba's room was replaced with a single window, and copper pipes for plumbing were run.

North wall 

September 24, 2007

New wing - Day 6 - Walls, roof trusses go up.

Today, the interior walls for the rooms and closets went up, and the roof trusses went up, too.

Ready for roofing!!! 

Dad wound up helping, a little bit...the guys needed an extra pair of hands to get the trusses up to the second floor.

Dad worked muscles that he'd forgotten he ever had!!!  :-D

September 25, 2007

Day 7 - Roof decking walls and windows

The roof decking, tar paper, and panels went up  today.

Window installed   Roof panels and tar paper


October 4, 2007

October 4 - Siding, facia, another window and electrical hookups

Siding and facia went up, as well as the replacement window for Bubba's old room/Mom's new craft room.

Additionally, new electrical boxes were added for switches and lighting.

Completed siding and window

October 8, 2007

October 8 - Roof complete

The roof is finished...don't it look purdy?

Pretty new roof 

October 10, 2007

October 10 - Gutters, shower stall and drywall

Gutters were rehung, the shower stall was finished, and drywall was put up in all of the new bedrooms, closets and hallway area.

Gutters are up  Drywall in the bedrooms

October 11, 2007

October 11 - Mom's closet and bedrooms' center wall drywalled, bathroom green boarded.

Mom's new closet got drywalled, as did the boys' divider wall, and the bathroom got the green board installed.

Green board in the bathroom 


October 16, 2007

October 16 - Drywall "mud"

The first coat of "spackle" went up, today.

Drywall "mud" in one of the new bedrooms 

October 18, 2007

October 18 - Brick front completed, textured ceilings

Today, the masonry was completed on the front of the new wing, and the ceilings were textured.

Brick front completed 

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