A Bathtub’s Split Personality

I’m installing a luxury tub in a client’s bathroom that I’m remodeling.  The tub is made by Kohler, and it is definitely a quality product. Giant jet bathtubs were popular in homes that were constructed in the 1990s.  However, their use faded because...

The Secret Side Of Interior Trim

Construction is like life.  Many small steps are needed to achieve a goal, and often those steps constitute the majority of the work needed. The home that I’m rebuilding has 13 interior doors and those doors all have door casings.  The house has 600 feet of...

Tile Progression

In my last post, I showcased my tile man Joe and the precision work that he does.  He has now spent a number of days working on a customer’s master bathroom and so I thought it might be interesting to show his progress. The photos below demonstrate three stages...

There Is Tile Work, And Then There is Tile Work.

All tile work is not created equal, and I have certainly seen poor quality work in customer’s homes. My tile man, Joe, has 20 years of experience and a lot of natural skill. It is not uncommon to create a mess when tiling. Messy glue application and hurried work...

Combination Painting

Cathedral ceilings are spectacular and can add an open feeling to the right room.  However, they can be difficult to paint. Initially, I used my Graco air/airless sprayer with a gun extension and then backrolled to paint the ceiling.  A paint sprayer is fast to use...