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The Hamilton Rd. Project!

Dave DeLind

The best damn house renovation project in Okemos!

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April Adventures

By Dave DeLind on Apr 10, 2012

    For the first time in quite some time I am excited about the work that was finished the past month.  Even though it went slower than I wanted, and was more expensive than... Continue reading

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Cabinetry, Bathrooms, and Vanities

By Dave DeLind on Nov 13, 2011

We are working long hours these days to get everything installed, sanded, and cleaned up before the 25th.  The deadline for installations is the 20th after that the gears shift and we are going to... Continue reading

Puzzle Pieces

By Dave DeLind on Nov 07, 2011

The lion's share of the weekend was spent working on trimming around the stairs and building a hand rail.  Though it isn't quite done, having it in place entirely changes how the room looks and... Continue reading

Halloween

By Dave DeLind on Oct 31, 2011

We have made progress the past few weeks, its just slow and not particularly photo worthy.  In fact the idea behind filling the woodwork is to not have the work be seen.  That being said... Continue reading

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Cleaning House

By Dave DeLind on Oct 14, 2011

The past few weeks have been spent deep cleaning the house.  Between Amber's parent (Dennis and Lois), our good friends Shawnda and Chari, Amber, Doug and Myself, most of the dust has been removed.  It... Continue reading

The Final Push

By Dave DeLind on Oct 06, 2011

The final push is on for the trim which means that the final push is on for the project in general...at least the interior.  There are about twenty or so stray pieces of wood left... Continue reading