Our house has many beautiful period details: mantels, moldings, pier mirrors, wainscoting… but the floors are a whole different matter. When we moved, every single room had some kind of floor covering. The third floor, was all stick-on tile. The parlor floor was mostly parquet laminate and ceramic tile and the same for the garden […]Read More Front parlor floor
Our 1895-ish brownstone was originally designed as a 2-family house. The rental apartment was on the top floor, with an owner’s duplex occupying the garden and parlor floors. But you knew that already. This arrangement has always seemed weird to me, because it means that the most ornate floor of the house, the parlor with […]Read More Kitchen Floor Band Aid
While we clearly have issues with priorities, we’re not total slackers. There has been progress on the bedroom project. This is what the floors look like after the repair and first sanding:Read More Floor is starting to look purdy!
The Pink Lady has been throwing us some curve balls lately. No, not the doorbell that rings randomly (it seems as we have a ghost that locked itself out and wants back in. I call her Constance). Our biggest problem is that the mechanical systems are organizing a mutiny and a general strike of Greek […]Read More Progress in the Garden Hallway