Concrete Keith

As part of the massive deck and three season room construction project, I wanted to remove all of the existing pavers (including the walkway around the garage) and replace them with newly poured, stamped concrete. I was introduced to a contractor named Concrete Keith, and he and his team did a phenomenal job. First, they … Continue reading Concrete Keith

Deck Construction

As mentioned in a prior post, the big project I was planning for spring was demolishing the old deck and building a new, larger, composite deck, along with a three season room, an outdoor kitchen space, and an improved hot tub patio with a new hot tub and outdoor TVs. The first actual step in … Continue reading Deck Construction

Bar Cabinetry Install

Another late-winter / early-spring project I wanted to work on was remodeling the bar. The first phase of this project was driving to Indianapolis and picking up a new bar, and ordering new bar cabinets. The second phase was putting in new flooring. And the third phase was actually installing the bar cabinets and the … Continue reading Bar Cabinetry Install

So Much New Flooring

One of my big late-winter / early-spring projects was to finish all of the remaining flooring projects at the main house. These included: Mud Room Tile Kitchen Bathroom Tile Laundry Room File Guest Bathroom Tile Library LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Bar LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Guest House LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Theater LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Guest House LifeProof … Continue reading So Much New Flooring

Drywall Repair

Prior to the next round of flooring installation, I had various parts of the house (and especially the guest house) that needed to have drywall repaired. In the main house, there was a piece of drywall that had been damaged near the bar, and in the sunroom a corner near the ceiling had sustained water … Continue reading Drywall Repair

Master Bathroom Tiling

After the demolition work was completed, we’ve been cruising along with tiling the master bathroom. Before the tiling could start, PermaBase UltraBacker underlayerment had to go in overtop of the old vinyl on the floor. For the shower, we used the Schluter KERDI-BOARD system to waterproof the shower walls and basin and provide a backing … Continue reading Master Bathroom Tiling