Monthly Archives: December 2010

Out With the Old, In With the New

Jonathan replaced the existing convection/microwave oven a with new GE Profile 1,000 watt convection/microwave oven. . We have been using a semi working Sharp Carousel 850 watts convection/microwave oven for the past six months (the oven is almost ten years … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Project Completed

Here are some pictures of the finished product of our hard work. Whew!!! We are happy with the new floor.    Bare floor is colder on bare feet than carpet (we have carpet in the bedroom and under the sofa). … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 9 (Laminate flooring is down!)

Yes! We finally completed the main area! We aren’t complete with the project as a whole as we still need to finish up with quarter round in some areas, put furniture back and finish up the steps. However, the challenging … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 7 and Day 8 (Almost there!)

We made progress on Day 7 and Day 8! But we are not done. We lay most of the laminate and set up support for the main slide out area (more on this later). Here are some shots of our … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 6 (“Are we done yet?”)

Are we done yet? No. Are we quick? No. Are we efficient? No!  Did you count how many trips we made to the hardware store each day?!? Are we going to do a good job? We hope so! Will we … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 5 (Underlayment & first boards are down)

We finished patching and sanding from the previous day. When shopping for our floor, we were told it doesn’t matter what you end up buying  but make sure you buy the best underlayment. So, we bought the best underlayment we … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 4 (Patch work & seat belt dilemma solved!)

We continued to remove all traces of laminate underneath the fixtures. The only thing left remaining on the plywood is the linoleum that is used under the sinks and drawers. Some of the old laminate was glued on top of … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 3 (New flooring arrives!)

We continued to remove the remaining laminate. We decided we were doing to try to remove the laminate we had sawed off because it was underneath fixtures/walls and therefore difficult to get to. It just looks so much better when … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day2 (Glued down laminate is a pain!)

We tackled the remaining carpet and started to work on removing the existing laminate. We knew there were some pieces that were glued down, but did not know that all the pieces where glued down. Some of the pieces on … Continue reading

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Floor Remodeling: Day 1

We started the floor remodeling process today.  By the end of Day 1 we accomplished the following: removed driver chair removed passenger chair removed the J-lounger (into 3 or 4 parts) removed the console & drawer/lower panel area ripped up … Continue reading

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