Archives For My House

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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It’s only been a week but there is a lot that has happened … including a hit to the contingency fund. Twice.

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