April – July 2015 – What it looked like before we started
April – May 2015 – Outside of House and Yard before Renovations
June – July 2015 – Interior before Renovations
August – September 2015 – The hard work begins!
August 2015 – Moving plants to a safe place to protect them during construction and cutting down tree
September 2015 – Moving out, beginning interior demolition
October 2015 – More demolition, Sign goes up
Week 1 – Demo back deck and Kitchen
Week 2 – Empty Kitchen, working on removing floor and showers
Week 3 – Building the sign, dismantling the fireplace
Weeks 4 & 5 – More demo inside, never-ending clean-up!
November 2015 – Permit issued and it’s starting to look like a construction site!
Week 1 – Demo of drywall, wiring – fills up dumpster, silt fence in place – ready for excavation
Week 2 – Busy week of demo, tree trimming and excavation, and front porch comes down
Week 3 – Digging footings, adding re-bar, pouring concrete, and even more demo
Weeks 4 & 5 – Block walls in back, block delivered for front porch, and more interior demo
December 2015 – Slab, Framing, Raining, Framing, Raining, Framing . . .
Weeks 1 & 2 – Slab poured, Basement demo, and lumber delivered
Week 3 – Framing takes off
Week 4 – Framing continues, but here comes the rain
Week 5 – More work during and after the rain
January 2016 – Mechanical rough installation begins, and even more demo between rainstorms
Week 1 – Demo fireplace, new framing, demo brick, new sheathing
Week 2 – Mechanical Rough for Plumbing and HVAC begin, more demo inside
Week 2 – Special Edition – Creating the Bargeboards
Week 2 – Special Edition – Building the Brackets
Week 3 – Windows arrive, mechanicals continue, exterior trim ready to put up – and then it snows!
Week 4 – Housewrap on, Windows in, Brackets mounted, Bargeboards up . . . busy week
February 2016 –
Week 1 – Temporary doors installed, shingling all done, and back to removing old brick
Week 2 – Final brick demo, about to enter the lull before the storm
Weeks 3 & 4 – Taking a break to get caught up on paperwork and quotes and budget – see you in March!
March 2016 –
Weeks 1 & 2 – Final drywall demo, then pond building, foundation mucking, and dampproofing
Week 3 – Block below grade, beginning siding, and installing foundation drain pipe
Week 4 – Choosing the brick, upper siding goes on, and looking at cabinets
Week 5 – Rough electrical wraps up, framing the Front Porch, and interior punch-list items
April 2016 –
Week 1 – Front Porch roof framing and decking, new brick is here and eyebrow roof framing
Week 2 – Eyebrow roof framed, Back Porch roofs done and cutting more brick for chimney
Week 3 – Back Porch roofs framed, Basement furring started, and the last of the brick cut for the chimney
Week 4 – Sound and fire-block insulation
May 2016 –
Week 1 – Framing inspection passed, sound and foamboard insulation
Week 2 – Spray-foam insulation, final insulation/drywall demo, more sound insulation
Week 3 – Exterior insulation, Front Porch floor framing, and final sound insulation before drywall goes in