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Empty Room

I wish I could post the photo of the front room as it looks at the moment, but as our PCs are still both in our bedroom, I can't upload the photo from our camera. Suffice it to say, though, that the front room - the one in the last two photos in my previous post - is absolutely bare at the moment. We decided that, while we had everything out of the front room so that we could tile the floor, we'd also take the old, peeling wallpaper off of the walls and prep the room for a paint job.

Unfortunately, in buying the flooring tiles and the tools to get the walls clean (gap-filler, sandpaper, putty, etc.), we ran out of money, so the paint job is going to have to wait until after I get paid on Thursday (then, I'll actually be able to get some paint). In the meantime, any posting I do will have to be from work.

The good news is I've actually developed a decent hand at filling gaps, and Karl was able to borrow a belt sander which wiped the leftover padding on the floor out (the scraper wasn't able to get it all off).

The bad news is, Vickie's starting to eye the kitchen and dining room again...

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Reno projects tend to begin taking on a life of their own. Just keep in mind that not everything has to be done all at once. One of my mates here at work has been working on his house since I started here and that was over a year and a half ago now.

*lol* It never rains but it pours, Rob. There's no way you can do just one section of the house. The new part makes the old part look worse.

On the bright side, once you get the living room done, then there's the bathroom, the bedroom(s) and the rest of the kitchen, as well as the front yard. And not until you get all of that done can you sit down for thirty seconds and notice that the tiling you replace "just yesterday", will need replacing again. ;)

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