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S: Kinsell House Remodel 2011

FC: Kinsell Remodel 2011

1: Before | After

2: Before Dining Room and Kitchen

3: Before Living Room

4: Before Bathroom

5: Before Bedrooms

6: Day 1

7: Day 2 | Day 3

8: Day 4

9: Day 5

10: Day 8

11: Day 9 & 10

12: Day 11 | Day 12

13: Day 15 | Day 16

14: Day 17 | Day 18

15: Day 18 | Day 19

16: Day 22 | Day 23

17: Day 23

18: Day 24 & 25

19: Fire Day 25 March 24, 2011 5:15 p.m.

20: Day 32 | Day 36

21: Day 54 Back into our Bedrooms

22: Day 58

23: Day 59

24: Day 60 | Started Using Kitchen Again

25: Day 64

26: Day 65 | Day 68

29: May 18, 2011 New Kitchen

31: May 18, 2011 New Dining Room

32: May 18, 2011 New Living Room

34: May 18, 2011 New Bathroom

35: May 18, 2011 New Entryway and Hallway

37: Before & After

38: Monday – February 28, 2011 - DAY 1 Started Work – Removed wall and full wall between kitchen and living room. Removed all kitchen cabinets and lighting. Gutted entire bathroom – removing everything. Installed some recessed lighting in living room and hallway, also installed new light switches and thermostats in some areas. Dumpster was also delivered. Tuesday – March 1, 2011 - DAY 2 More electrical work completed – adding receptacles and placing in more recessed lighting. Cut through ceiling between living room/dining room – down middle of house to install new support beam. Installed new dryer vent tubing & new cover outside. Wednesday – March 2, 2011 - DAY 3 Moved sewer vent pipe in bathroom back into wall – was in closet before. Taped and spackled seams on new drywall in kitchen and dining area. Placed tub in bathroom, put in panel behind faucet into closet wall. All carpet out of living/dining area along with baseboard molding and window casings. Window treatments down. Thursday – March 3, 2011 - DAY 4 Installed new smoke detectors upstairs and downstairs. Installed some cabinets in kitchen – Pantry, under sink cabinets, corner cabinets – above cabinets by window and cabinets surrounding stove. Friday – March 4, 2011 - DAY 5 All cabinets are installed including cabinets for island. Drawer microwave and regular oven are put in place. Cabinets in bathroom also installed along with plumbing for the bathtub. Spackling done in bathroom. Monday – March 7, 2011 - DAY 8 All rugs ripped up in bedrooms – and all molding/casings removed in bedrooms. Installed crown molding in all rooms, along with hanging all new upstairs doors and new closet doors. Tuesday – March 8, 2011 - DAY 9 Installed front door and door to garage along with downstairs closet door and door to family room. Installed all new casings around windows and doorways including window sills and fixing the steps to upstairs. Wednesday – March 9, 2011 - DAY 10 Installed new window in bathroom. Finished trim work and crown molding on top of cabinets in kitchen and bath. Installed main post at top of stairs for railing. Installed wood base at bottom of door into garage.

39: Thursday – March 10, 2011 - DAY 11 Installed new banister including railing to downstairs. Installed Range hood over stove. Installed finished pieces on bottom of top cabinets in kitchen. Friday – March 11, 2011 - DAY 12 Sanded banister railing. Changed bathroom cabinets to correct position – Fixed closet poles that hold clothes. Installed some handles on cabinets and installed garbage cans in island. Installed Stainless door on 3 cabinets. Over weekend – I painted inside of closets. Monday – March 14, 2011 - DAY 15 Painters arrived (5 guys total) started spackling – filling in nail holes and priming. Larry did some small item work. Counter top in bathroom was re-measured due to change in layout. Tuesday – March 15, 2011 - DAY 16 More painting and spackling (2 guys) – mostly ceiling and trim work. Stained Railings – first coat. Painted some of the vent covers too. Came to measure bedroom windows for blinds and downstairs windows. Wednesday – March 16, 2011 - DAY 17 Painter (3 guys today) – more sanding and repairing done. Finished painting ceiling – primed all walls with one coat. One coat of varnish on railings. Thursday – March 17, 2011 - DAY 18 Painters in today (2 guys) more spackling and repairing. All crown molding painting is completed. Larry fixed window in front of house that was loose. Cabinet above sink did not come in yet. Electricians in today – finished all recessed lighting in living room and hallway. Installed light over dining room table, and one light over bar. Also installed under counter lighting. Doorbell installed too. Friday – March 18, 2011 - DAY 19 Painters in today (2 guys). Hardwood floors were delivered to sit in house over weekend. All lighting was put in – all pendants and recessed done, along with bathroom lights and dining & foyer lights. Monday – March 21, 2011 - DAY 22 Hardwood floors started today – did about 12 rows from steps down through the hallway into Carlee’s room. Put up the tile boarding in shower area and on the bathroom floor.

40: Monday - March 21, 2011 - DAY 22 Hardwood floors started today - did about 12 rows from steps down through the hallway into Carlee's room. Put up the tile boarding in the shower area on on the bathroom floor. Tuesday - March 22, 2011 - DAY 23 Granite came today - put on island and around sink/stove area (Beautiful!). More hardwood was put in - hallway complete and so is Jack's room. Tiling started in the shower area - two walls almost complete and shelf in shower. Wednesday - March 23, 2011 - DAY 24 Only tile guy here today - finished tiling entire shower area. Thursday - March 24, 2011 - DAY 25 Finished tiling bathroom floor - no grout yet. Finished hardwood floors in dining and living room. FIRE - 5:15p p.m. Destroyed the stove and cabinets above and to side of stove. Lots of smoke damage - all work halted for a week until cleanup is complete. Friday - March 25, 2011 - DAY 26 Mellon Restoration came to assess cleaning. Permanent Odor removal coming in next week to clean ducts & ozone cleaning. Karen ordered all new cabinets that will have to be replaced. Contractors removed all tools from site. Saturday - March 26, 2011 - DAY 27 Mike, painter - came to give estimate to repaint. Will have to repaint bedrooms now too. Monday - March 28, 2011 - DAY 29 Granite by sink and stove was removed by Eastern to be cleaned and resealed. Insurance adjuster came to house to take measurements and pictures of damage. Took my statement and went over claim process. Tuesday - March 29, 2011 - DAY 30 Cleaning people came to start cleaning house - along with Permanent Odor Removal people. Stayed in hotel, cannot stay in house when doing ozone cleaning. Wednesday - March 30, 2011 - DAY 31 House was cleaned more my Mellon along with cabinets removed that were damaged. House smells great.

41: Thursday - March 31, 2011 - DAY 32 Cleaning person back to just clean walls by entryway. Hardwood floor guys back at the house to install hardwood in our bedroom. Friday - April 1, 2011 - DAY 33 Palmer Township code officer came by, got electrical permit - need electrical inspector to check out recessed lighting and need specs and engineers stamp on new beam put in ceiling/attic. Monday - April 4, 2011 - DAY 36 Larry back to work. Installed all doors and locks along with all door hardware. Installed all trim along baseboards, patched drywall by stove. Electrician out just to double check everything ok. Wednesday - April 6, 2011 - DAY 38 New stove delivered. Electrical inspector out - everything ok - checked recessed lighting and new electrical panel. Wednesday - April 13, 2011 - DAY 45 Painters back in today, used B.I.N. on ceilings and some walls and prepped bedrooms for painting. Received insurance checks for fire claims. Thursday - April 14, 2011 - DAY 46 Painters back in again today. Friday - April 15, 2011 - DAY 47 Cabinets delivered today (Yeah!) Painters in again today - finished all the ceilings. Monday - April 18, 2011 - DAY 50 Painters in today. Larry in today - put in all cabinets (two upper cabinets on left still missing, wrong ones delivered). Larry also did some small items I needed done. Tuesday & Wednesday - April 19 & 20, 2011 - DAY 51 & 52 Painters in - finishing bedrooms and all doorways - started hallway and living room finish coats. Thursday - April 21, 2011 - DAY 53 Painters in - more finishing work - tile guy grouted bathroom. Started tiling in kitchen area. New mattresses were delivered. Friday - April 22, 2011 - DAY 54 Painters finished bedrooms - Moved back into bedrooms - first night sleeping in rooms again!

42: Saturday - April 23, 2011 - DAY 55 Tile guy in to do most of kitchen floor - did area where appliances need to be. Monday - April 25, 2011 - DAY 57 Painters started prepping downstairs family room - and finishing upstairs final painting. Hecktown glass came to measure for shower door. Granite was delivered again and put back in kitchen. Quartz was also delivered and put in bathroom - sinks were installed too. Kitchen floor tile was all finished too. Tuesday - April 26, 2011 - DAY 58 Larry back in to put in cabinets and small repair items. Plumber in today to hook up all sinks and toilet and fixtures. Tile backsplash was started. Painters doing more painting, including first coat on front door and primer coats downstairs. Wednesday - April 27, 2011 - DAY 59 More painting done. Tile backsplash was completed. Thursday - April 28, 2011 - DAY 60 Installed window treatments in all rooms except bathroom and downstairs. Painters in today - painted downstairs and some touch ups upstairs. Tile guy grouted kitchen floor and backsplash. All tiling is now completed. Friday - April 29, 2011 - DAY 61 Electrician hooked up all under counter lighting and small punch list items. Painters in again. Saturday - April 30, 2011 - DAY 62 Moved all stuff back into kitchen and bathroom. Had first dinner back in the house on card tables. Cooked on stove for first time. Finished moving all bedroom items in too. Monday - May 2, 2011 - DAY 64 Painters finished up painting today. Remaining window treatments installed in bathroom and downstairs. Called plumber sink was leaking. Tuesday - May 3, 2011 - DAY 65 Plumber came to fix leak. Hardwood put on landing in entryway. Friday - May 6, 2011 - DAY 68 Steps put in and glass shower door installed. All big items completed on remodel. Removed cardboard from floor - everything put back by Saturday.

43: Wednesday - May 11, 2011 - DAY 73 Larry back to finish punch list items. Installed screen door back on - hung cabinets in garage. Wednesday - May 18, 2011 - DAY 80! FINAL REVEAL!!!! - all furniture and accessories put in house - AWESOME! - BEAUTIFUL!!! Special Thanks: Karen Morris Interior Designs, LLC Larry Mostek - Contractor Mike Dougherty - Painting Chuck Bashore - Electric Frank Cotonzare - Plumbing

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