Hanging The Drywall • Kath Eats

Listed below are some extra home updates for you together with hanging the drywall and a few paint updates!

Home Replace: Hanging The Drywall

The final three home replace weblog posts have been framing, roof, and home windows. The rooms have actually taken form prior to now few weeks as insulation was full and sheetrock was put in in a single actually thrilling and quick day! 

Earlier than:

house before

After framing:

after framing

Hanging The Drywall

It’s unbelievable how a lot larger this area is (I did use a large angle picture nonetheless.) 

House Update: Hanging The Drywall

The view from the kitchen nook

Earlier than:

view from the kitchen corner before

Hanging day:

kitchen corner drywall

Drywall full:

House Update: Hanging The Drywall

That’s a utility closet within the mudroom and the pantry to the proper right here:

drywall house updates

After one coat of paint. Prepared for hardwood flooring!

one coat of paint

That is the pure colour our entire home’s hardwoods shall be as soon as they’re refinished:

house hardwoods

Drywall entering into upstairs

Drywall going in upstairs

Rest room Earlier than:

Bathroom Before

Rest room with Drywall:

Bathroom with Drywall

The Basement

They’ve additionally repaired the drywall on this nook of the basement that needed to get plumbing fixes:

The Basement

And right here the place the ceiling was partially taken down:

home renovation updates

Now that the mud has settled (actually) we will begin engaged on organizing the basement once more. It’s SUCH a large number!!

messy basement

The Fire

And our hearth has additionally been up to date! Thomas framed / drywalled a face entrance on it so we will have conduit behind for our new Body TV : ) 

The Fireplace | House Update: Hanging The Drywall

House Update: Hanging The Drywall

After drywall got here the paint crew!

That is only a primer coat, but it surely positive appears to be like much more completed. The black home windows are wanting higher and higher!!

primer coat on wall

Earlier than:

Bedroom Before

At this time:

Bedroom drywall

Earlier than:

room before

At this time:

House Update: Hanging The Drywall

Paint Deliberation

We’ve been going backwards and forwards on paint colours for weeks. Lastly we swatched them and the winners have been clear. It’s been an actual goldilocks impact of “too yellow” (my worst worry) or “too grey.” Add to our confusion that each Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore each make paint colours known as Pure White and Alabaster which might be very totally different in nature! 

I met with my buddy Danielle who’s an inside designer to debate a few of our accent colours (island, barn door, bed room wall, entrance door). She had some nice factors and opinions which was a lot appreciated as a result of I’m SO indecisive! 

The blueish colour on the proper is Ben Moore Pure White which is most undoubtedly not a pure white! The colour within the center is Sherwin Williams Pure White

White Paint Deliberation

Our choice is Chantilly Lace on each the skin and the within! It’s a really impartial white with out yellow or blue and that’s what we would like. 

Chantilly Lace / White Dove / BM Alabaster

Chantilly Lace paint

White Dove (center) wanting means too yellow and BM Alabaster (proper) wanting very grey in night gentle. Chantilly Lace is white on a regular basis!

White paint comparison

Entrance Door Trim

I’ve been questioning for weeks if we should always take down the quaint and ornate trim across the entrance door and put up one thing quite simple and fashionable as an alternative. Thomas informed me it might be too troublesome and we should always simply depart it. 

Front Door Trim

Then the following day I drove by the home and did a double take as a result of he was taking it down proper then and there!

Front Door Trim update

Now we get to take a look at pink brick for weeks (months?) till we paint the outside within the house stretch : – ) 

red brick front door

Thomas is having a lot of enjoyable “carrying his software belt” after a few years of doing an excessive amount of workplace work. He usually spends the primary half of his day on the enterprise facet of the enterprise and the late afternoons and weekends on the home. I’ll be glad to have him house on the early facet once more when that is throughout : )

Thomas with his tool belt



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