Sep , We painted some sample boards in our home another though decision was ahead of me one that would keep me up all week They were both beautiful The weathered was gray and like a farmhouse porch after years of getting rained on The Rustic was warm welcoming like farmhouse floors should
Shown A new farmer s porch adds a welcoming element to the front of the house, and its roof ties the old house to the addition above the garage Flooring Lumber Liquidators The second floor addition includes side by side bedrooms, a bathroom, the second laundry, and a common area with a built in window seat.
Jul , The space that a mechanical chimney took up can also become a convenient chase for ductwork, plumbing or electrical to run to the second floor Consider a Often the finishes of your existing home door style, trim sizing, Sheetrock finish, flooring can dictate the finishes in your addition But adding a
Surface Preparation Start by removing the existing flooring Scrape off any residual adhesives or mortar, and clean the floor thoroughly Check to see that the subfloor is flat and level Fill any low spots and cracks in a concrete subfloor with concrete patching compound For wood framing, make sure the subfloor is dry, rigid,
Before I could install my final section of half round gutter, I needed to jack up a porch roof just where it met the house Here s How I Did It, I should probably point out that the porch floor pitches and has sagged too, but not so much that I am super, overly concerned with it (Plus, that d ceiling boards cut back For this, and
Oct , The popularity of terrazzo flooring peaked in the s and s as an economical option for slab construction houses in quickly developing Sunbelt states But this versatile, durable, customizable and easy to maintain material deserves its second act Contemporary Kitchen by Miris Windows Doors.
May , The support beams consisted of two, x boards nailed (and later bolted) together, side by side in the notch Save Pro Tip You may see support Again, the level was aligned just like a floor joist so that the top of the floor joist sat flush with the top of the ledger Save This process continued for all five
A wood porch floor can rot and deteriorate over time due to exposure to the elements When replacing a porch floor, be sure to use pressure treated pine or other rot resistant wood for both the joists and flooring It s a good idea to prime all four sides of tongue and groove flooring before installing it to reduce expansion and
For those who must contend with snow and ice, you should plan on your porch floor being at least four inches below the interior floor Local building codes will probably dictate the distance To position the ledger board, consider both the distance from the interior floor and the thickness of your porch flooring material.
Main House Bedroom upstairs down stairs living huge spaces lots of Sq Ft W D hookup, front rear and side entrances, double parlor private basement st Floor bedroom with kitchen, dining room, and living room Front and back enclosed porches, large rooms, walk in closet W D Hookup nd Floor Bedroom with
Feb , In any case, we installed hardwood floors, and it s starting to lean nice and cozy with that added layer or warmth (despite the lack of trim, but we ll get there, and soon!) Our installation was a little different than most, as our floors sloped a good from one side to the other You might remember that our
Mar , Watch this video to find out how to jack up, remove, and replace a rotten wood porch column with a new pressure treated one If you re installing the new column directly on the porch floor, measure from the floor to the beam Make sure one end of the Replacing rotten porch flooring with new flooring.
Aug , oh wow.that nd kitchen says OFFICE to me, except in a house with that many floors I would totally want it to be on a different floor than my I m thinking maybe a laundry area off to the side in this room too The creative side of me would love to see the second kitchen become a craft room or office!
When repairing or replacing rotten wood on a porch, be sure to use rot resistant materials and paint or stain all sides and ends Once the flooring has been replaced, the new spindles and bottom railing are installed and mounted between the columns Watch this video to find out new flooring Repair Rotten Porch Floor.
Aug , And here s the last bedroom on the second floor, most likely Eleanor s I did have to reassure her And the house even comes complete with another porch upstairs, like the one off of my office It s small, but charming There are curtains on the porch on the neighbor side for privacy (And I love the dress
Jul , They always looked contrived and out of place sticking off the right side of the pergola, pretending to be the ends of cross boards that didn t exist We are re doing bedrooms and a bath on our second floor and are waiting for the contractors to come in to re frame, wire, plumbing, sheetrock and floors.
Shown The addition s roofline echoes the side facing gambrel roofs and has a bumpout with shingles to match those added to the existing dormers Windows, doors, and to do, says Heiser We tried to keep the same rooflines and made the interior fit, even though that meant some sloped ceilings on the second floor .
Mar , Linoleum Flooring Linoleum is inexpensive and durable, and comes in whatever design or color you like, including plain, or plain ish It s relatively easy As Karen Johnson Weiner notes, floors in the homes of the latter are unvarnished hardwood (see New York Amish Life in the Plain Communities of
Feb , If the deck will extend from the second story, this can be quite a lot of potentially usable space Why not use this space to showcase your creative side Laser cut metal If not, place them in watertight bins, as rainwater and runoff from pots will seep through deck boards onto whatever is placed below.
When installing fiberglass insulation in your home, be sure to put the paper or foil vapor barrier facing toward the heated and cooled living area of the home (down in attics, up under floors, in on walls) to prevent condensation from occurring If you are applying an additional layer of fiberglass insulation to your attic, use
Our porch roof designs, as part of our front porch design series, walks you through your roof options using d renderings, video, and photos to illustrate all of your options You ll see some Unlike adding one to a ranch style home, you must consider not only the slope but more often than naught, the second story windows.
Lots of tips for painting your own stenciled floors as well as a list of the best floor stencils out there Everything you need to get started today Porch and floor paint is great because it is self leveling and is specifically formulated to hold up to the wear and tear of people walking all over it (You can read about my entire floor
Jul , So I talked to Brandon and the contractor about it and we decided to move the door across from the other bedroom door on that side of the house Second Floor Layout (You can see the original plan here.) The hallway bumps out into the room a little on that side (where the door will now be placed) because
Feb , sherwin williams porch and floor We used Sherwin Williams Concrete floor paint for this project and sealed it with H amp C glossy clear topcoat Color is Tony Taupe That really finishes it off and is the same process I used in my laundry room I ve been completely happy with my painted concrete floors too.
Jul , At the top of my renovation list to get done before baby is to have the floors stripped on the second floor of our house The floors We picked a light grey, used porch oil paint, two coats So, on the bright side, Greg will likely get his patina, but on the dark side, you may find you are left with sensitive floors.
Mar , We also reconfigured the second floor layout to admit as much light as possible, says Decker, who called for longer, relocated window openings to Broadening the connection between interior and exterior are two French doors, which both lead onto the new side porchone from the hall and one from