Sunday, October 23, 2005

On the Home Stretch

Everything has been coming together in the last few weeks. The big hurdles are over and the details pile up like a stack of pancakes. For example, the closet in the master bedroom finally got its doors and the last coat of paint.

And the carpet went in - from the family room to the master bedroom.



The kitchen door which was originally an outside door was taken out and reframed.


The bathroom sink was dropped into the new cabinet Steve made. The cabinet is still missing the doors, but that is just one of the things still on the "to do list."




Steve tiled and grouted the bathroom wall around the tub. I have to say here that the "white" tile which looked so very white when we bought it now looks a lighter shade of gray. It looks nice, but what a surprise when I thought we were getting a white on white look. I've come to learn that there are over twenty-five shades of white, if not more, that can be mixed into a glaze. Just as there are over a 137 shades of white paint at Dunn Edwards. Stark white, snow white, blush white, Arctic white, antique white, wedding dress white and so on. The color white is defined as having all the colors of the spectrum in it which probably explains why there are so many variations of the the color white. One could do a whole essay on the color white, but I shall stop and just show you the picture of the "white" glossy tile in the bathroom. It looks a tiny bit gray - I think I'll call it "Morning Dove" white. I took a bath in there the other night and it was very soothing.


Moving on from the tile, another "to do" that was completed was installing the gutters on the north side of the addition. Luckily, we got them up before the rains. Our next door neighbor was quite impressed with the gutters. He wondered if they came in the dark gray color we'd used. We informed him that we had painted the metal so that it blended in with the facia making them less intrusive. The down spouts we left in their natural shiny metal.




Throughout all this finishing up of details, Dylan has been supervising, a job he does well. He's been a very good dog and kept out of the way of all the building, but I did notice this morning that there are paw prints on the primer of the garage floor and gray paint on his paws. What we can't figure out is when he strolled through the garage? The garage floor is getting an epoxy finish as I write this blog today. Pictures to come next time.



Oh, I forgot to mention that the county's tax assessor has already dropped by to reassess the value of the house. Why is it that when you want the bureaucracy to do something for you it takes a long time, but when they want money they are quick to come calling?



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