Archives For My House

An architect and his wife – one ruined by the other (probably not the one you would suppose). What happens when you marry a residential architect?

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One major upside to being married to an architect is that most architects have created drawings of their own houses, even if they didn’t designed them. These are called “As-builts” and they are really handy to have.

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Polishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 4, 2012 — 39 Comments

after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest … just not the easiest.

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Refinishing Concrete Floors

Bob Borson —  December 3, 2012 — 34 Comments

Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago … but the time to do this properly came, and I’m not sure I was completely prepared for what that meant.

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Living in your house while it is being remodeled is a tough thing to do – sometimes moving out is even tougher. We had to move everything out of the house to start the process of refinishing the concrete floors

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I’ve decided that some work needs to be done to my utility room … too bad I didn’t think it through first.

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Sometimes the best laid plans don’t work out – even when you have a good reason for every decision, you just don’t get it right.

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