14 Feb 2013
Once again, the 4R Group is making speedy progress on our garage renovation. They started bright and early Monday morning and began the demolition work – tearing out the floor to ceiling storage cupboards and wall board in the garage. There was some concern about an area of the ceiling that seemed to be sagging, and we discussed having that portion replaced. However, when they pulled the cupboards out from the corner, they discovered very quickly that the only thing holding up the ceiling had been that corner cupboard! The guys barely got out before the whole ceiling fell down! Anyway, I’m just as glad to get an entirely new ceiling put in to replace the original popcorn surface, and match the rest of the walls.
Tuesday they cleared out all the debris and installed the wiring and insulation. Wednesday, the garage door came off, the wall was framed and the door and window installed.
Today they will paint and get the electricity finished! Here are pix from the first three days of this week – click the i for information to read captions.
Monday: tearing out the floor-to-ceiling storage cupboards was the first order of business. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130211_000724copy.jpg]100
After the cupboards were out, then off came the wall boards. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130211_000804copy.jpg]130
Unfortunately, there was some trouble with the ceiling, and when the cupboards were pulled from the back corner, the whole ceiling fell down. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130211_000838copy.jpg]110
So we will be getting new ceiling as well as walls. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_031854copy.jpg]100
Tuesday: the demolition debris was cleared away, and the insulation was put in. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_031917copy.jpg]80
Progress!! [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_031954copy.jpg]90
Guess what goes in this opening? [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_213814copy.jpg]80
Wednesday: The 4R Group work truck out front. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_213819copy.jpg]80
Out came the garage door!! [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130212_222803copy.jpg]90
Here they are framing the new wall. [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130213_050608copy.jpg]110
Oh my, look at that beautiful wall!! [img src=http://nettiesworld.com/wp-content/flagallery/garage-progress-1/thumbs/thumbs_20130213_050740copy.jpg]100
A view of the new wall from the inside.