Monthly Archives: April 2014

By the Book!

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Before we got into framing and electrical we made sure to get all of our permits sorted out with the city.   So far everyone at City Hall has been great to deal with.  Safety is important to us so we’re happy to be following the local building and electrical code as we carry out the current phase of work.

Framing-in the Bathtub Alcove: Part 1

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Papa Pope was in town visiting last week and we got a huge amount of work done.   One of our projects was altering the floor plan of the bathroom slightly.  Because our bathroom is so small we decided to sacrifice some of the room in the laundry room in order to build an alcove for the bathtub.   Rather than just bumping the whole wall out the full width of the tub we designed an alcove that would give us 7.5′ of headroom, but that would still allow attic access and additional storage from the opposite side of the new alcove in the laundry room.   Read More