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Demo Week • Kath Eats

Our renovation began with demo week within the main suite upstairs. Listed here are the progress pics!

Demo Week!

The staff is into the swing of issues over there – our main bed room is now open to the clear blue sky!

After we began planning the row of home windows on the again wall of the upstairs, it was this view that we had been after. Our home sits excessive up on a hill, and we will see mountains by way of the timber on a transparent day! 

Mazen had first swing

Thomas has been promising Mazen a swing at a wall for months. Right here he goes!

Issues Obtained Soiled In There Actual Fast!

It’s so loopy that I stated goodbye on Wednesday and by Friday that is what our stunning rest room regarded like:

The Earlier than!

After which a couple of days after that:

After which there was mild!

One other earlier than:

Identical view!

Simply that sliver of sunshine makes the house SO MUCH HAPPIER! I can’t wait to have a good looking window searching to the yard. 

The Little Dormer

The holes within the roof had been created to construct the dormer, which is a technique to sq. off the attic partitions to regular ceiling top. I’m solely 5’2″ so I didn’t hit my head too many occasions over the previous 8 years, however Thomas (at 6′ tall) discovered the sloped partitions way more difficult.

How They Body The Dormers 

The crew poked a decrease row of holes and an higher row of holes and have been framing the little dormer from the skin, anchoring the body by way of the holes. As soon as the body is full, the within roof part comes down. This minimizes exposing the home to the weather till the dormer is prepared. 

Openings for home windows

The one on the left is the lavatory and the one on the best is on the prime of the steps touchdown into the bed room. 

That’s my father-in-law, John, up there on a roof at nearly 70! This entire staff is so expert (and robust and courageous!) 

Little Dormer is full!

Earlier than:


You may see how low the attic wall was in comparison with how excessive the ceiling is now! The remainder of the attic is coming down this week as they craft the “massive dormer.” 

The Relaxation Of The Bed room

Earlier than: 

Throughout step 1:

My Closet Earlier than:

My Closet Throughout Demo:

Simply The Bones!

Earlier than:

Throughout demo:

After Demo:

The entire demo week has been thoughts blowing to me! 

Thomas says it begins with a bang and issues change in a short time, then there’s a lengthy lull with not a lot to see because the subs are available (electrical, plumbing) after which it ends with a bang when all of the finishes go in (paint, tile, fixtures). 

Comply with Together with Demo Weeks Forward!

I’ve been sharing tales on Instagram @katheats and have a Story Spotlight saved for demo. Go see all of it in motion! 

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