And…. scene!

The paint is off the woodwork in our bedroom. Yey! Over the course of three days, our amazing paint stripping expert and her helper stripped the fireplace and fireplace cover, the pocket doors and moldings, the window frame and window seat, the base boards, the picture rails, as well as the moldings of the two […]

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And then this happened

Sometimes, even the most hard core DIY needs a little professional help. Since we seem to be a bit morose these days when it comes to getting stuff done around here, we decided to treat ourselves to a little help in the paint stripping department. Check out the results of day 1: The initial feeling […]

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One bold step

Our brownstone is pink. Well, at the moment it’s mostly pink, as the paint is peeling in large chunks. Yep, it’s starting to look really bad. Not only does it look bad, but paint is also bad for the brownstone itself. It traps moisture and causes the stone to basically turn into sand. Not good. […]

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