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We made big jump forward in basement progress this week with the jump start on the new egress window. From first thing Monday morning to late Wednesday we made some pretty dramatic changes to the south side of the house!
Part of the reason I decided to entirely tear out the existing "finished basement" was aesthetic: it was incredibly dated with an unpleasant drop ceiling and an unfortunate layout. I could have kept some parts of it however, if it hadn't been totally un-insulated. I can do SO MUCH BETTER than that.
Having taken a little break, it's time to get back to work. I had a little trouble positioning myself on the "what's next list" so I worked backwards:
After a long winter of being distracted by design work and other projects, I got back to the fun of tearing apart the house again a few weeks ago. Actually I began some exploratory demolition by pulling down a few ceiling tiles at the end of January, only to be delayed by a the sudden … Continue reading Basement Progress: Demolition and Discoveries