It’s Hammer Time!

The end of our rental period is quickly staring us in the face and we need to get out of here. Seasonal rentals begin July 1. We are still waiting for the windows and the stone for the floors in the main house, and don’t have the bathrooms finished and no kitchen yet, so we’ve put the Portuguese on fast-forward to get the Maison d’Amis livable so we can move in there first.

Things are going well despite the deluge of rain we’ve had. We’re hearing that Spring is only like this about once every 100 years or so. Lucky us. Theo’s ready to hightail it outta here!

With progress happening so fast at this point, every hour of every day brings new progress. Good surprises mostly. 😝

And the electrical is almost done. Here's the little utility room awaiting final heater and water softener.

The electrical is almost done. Here’s the little utility room awaiting final electrical, heater and water softener.

Bye-bye patio.

Bye-bye patio.

 

Got a little roof on the pool equipment house. Pretty cute, huh?

Got a little roof on the pool equipment house. Pretty cute, huh?

The kitchen floor is down...

The kitchen floor is down…

...and the drywall is going up.

…and the drywall is going up.

 

Wallpaper has been removed from bedroom, ready for primer. New pine floors are under plastic.

Wallpaper has been removed from bedroom, ready for primer. New pine floors are under plastic.

We're trying to salvage the ancient stairs, although the ones to the second floor are pretty bad.

We’re trying to salvage the ancient stairs, although the ones to the second floor are pretty bad.

And the attic insulation is delivered and ready to be blown in once the electrician gives it a thumbs-up.

And the attic insulation is delivered and ready to be blown in once the electrician gives it a thumbs-up.

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5 Responses to It’s Hammer Time!

  1. Anne-Marie says:

    Adorable little roofie-poo! Remarkable progress, yet again. Keep on keepin’ on with umbrella in hand!

  2. Alida says:

    Had to smile at the kitchen floor with the wall paper. Visioning skills are good!

  3. Stewart says:

    Well you guys could always go on vacation? I will clean out our spare room and steal the chickens away from canine abuse….

  4. Paul says:

    You have a lot of moving parts there but I know project managing it makes your day. Looking good.

  5. Paivi says:

    Love the music!!

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