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Tag: House

Rowhouse Renovations- New Floors and a Fancy Stairway

We interrupt the regularly scheduled South American adventures to bring you up to date on some house projects. The Baltimore rowhouse renovation continues. While in South America for over a month BC got to work on the house ripping up floors and replacing subfloor. We had to do it on the first floor because the hot water heater rusted out, flooded the area (we don’t have a basement so the water heater is on the first floor), and ruined the hardwood floors. It also ruined some subfloor which he also replaced. However, I like to make things as messy as Read More

A Rowhouse Kitchen Renovation

  Our rowhouse kitchen renovation is complete!  Demo started on April 9th with the kitchen becoming usable again on July 3rd. Today is August 9th and BC is finishing up the baseboards around the  peninsula- the last thing on the to-do list! White cabinets really brighten up the space.  There is not a lot of natural sunlight in rowhouses (and we took a window out for the peninsula) so bright white cabinets plus a lot of recessed lighting make it so much more inviting. I really wanted subway tile – originally in aqua, then green-ish, but ultimately dark grey looked Read More