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Old 11-26-2008, 12:07 AM  
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Sample of the texture in the bathroom (best lighing I could find to show the work)



Inside the doorway where we added the air supply to the upstairs:






Looking upstairs:




I REALLY need to get a fisheye lens for my camera to better capture the work.



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Old 11-26-2008, 06:27 AM  
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Looks great. Lots of trim ready to go, good for you.

One thing I always do before I paint and finish trim. I run any plumbing fixtures and test shower pans again because they get damaged when working around them. I also test all lighting with temp bulbs and all outlets get installed before I paint. Some folks like to paint first, I just tape the outlets with a wide piece of tape. This way if there are any issues, I get to them before all that other work is done.

Just a professionals opinion, been there could not find the wire, and the trap never got glued.



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Old 11-26-2008, 09:42 AM  
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Great job!
Congrats on the new house!
One question what did you use for the ceilling texture? I want to do it in my small bath to fix a bad job someone did in there.

Also just a thought check out omaha(dot)craigslist(dot)org I bought a house too & this site has been so great I got a free stove that was almost brand new! The people had bought a new one & wanted to give it away.
You are doing a great job thanks for the pix too love it!

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Great job!
Congrats on the new house!
One question what did you use for the ceilling texture? I want to do it in my small bath to fix a bad job someone did in there.

Also just a thought check out omaha(dot)craigslist(dot)org I bought a house too & this site has been so great I got a free stove that was almost brand new! The people had bought a new one & wanted to give it away.
You are doing a great job thanks for the pix too love it!


Actually, while my dad and I did all the Drywall hanging and rough joint work, we hired a pro to do all the taping, ceiling texture, and sanding. Got a heck of a deal on the work, the guy did the all of the main floor for $450

That covered:

Cielings in: Kitchen, Bathroom, Living rooom, Office, Extended Bedroom, and entryway

Mudding/Taping/Sanding in: Extended bedroom and living room

I think I made out a bit more than ok
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Another dry spell w/o updates, work and school have been keeping me pretty busy.

At this point, the living room and extended bedroom have been primered and painted, most of the laminate flooring installed in the living room, and the upstairs bathroom project has begun.

This week is finals week, so I'm hoping to make some mad progress once those exams are out of the way.



Here is looking into the entry way where we had run some ductwork what seems like an eterntity ago:









Here is the progression of the living room/hallway area:




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The flooring is too dusty to show all that well in the pics, but it's pretty good looking.

I know someone will probably ask about the underlay; I didn't cut corners, just went for the kind of flooring with the underlay already built onto the back of the boards. Ease of installation FTW.



Looking into the bedroom we extended:






Moving upstairs to the new bathroom project:



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I definitely have my hands full, but it's great to look back at the older pics and see the progression (two months of ownership in a couple days here!!!).


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