September 2009

Foam Insulation Cost Analysis

by Josh on September 30, 2009 · 11 comments

in Ideas,Projects

My last post about getting insulation-ready prompted a question about the cost of insulation.  But simply posting the price I paid isn’t very useful to a reader.  I wanted to offer a response in a way that got away from the specifics of my project and that could be useful for comparison.  A fair price […]


Getting Insulation-Ready

by Josh on September 24, 2009 · 8 comments

in Bedroom,Journal

With the rough wiring done, the next step in the bedroom remodeling project has been to get the space ready for insulation.  Some of these steps were determined by choosing closed-cell polyurethane spray foam as the insulating material, others are based purely on my own preferences.  Here are my steps in insulation prep: Seal off […]


Antique Buffet At Last

by Josh on September 16, 2009 · 18 comments

in Dining Room,Ideas,Journal

It has been almost two months since my last update and there is a lot to catch up on.  But one of the most exciting developments is also the most recent: I finally found a buffet for the dining room. Whether there was originally a built-in buffet in the dining room, I haven’t been able […]