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Floors Galore

Have you ever had trouble deciding what kind of flooring option to use?  Well, flooring is one of the hardest decisions we have had to make with this project.  Lots of other things are less permanent or easy to update, which makes the decision…

We’re Back – next up plumbing!

Going into the holidays, shortly before Thanksgiving, we decided it would be a good idea to take a break from our project and focus on family time.  We had a great break and we spent a lot of time with our family.  We hope…

We’re Still Here!

Boy, it’s been busy around here. Especially with the holidays. We hosted about 35 for Thanksgiving and will again at Christmas. We haven’t posted in a while, but things are happening. We took out a window on the 3rd floor in the front and…

What a Windowfull World

Man, it has been crazy busy around here for the last few weeks. HVAC almost finished. Plumbing rough in waiting on inspection. Electricians working as I type. Bricks cut out for 4 windows in a part of the building that hasn’t seen sunshine in…

HVAC

Well, we didn’t get as far as we wanted this week because of the threat of rain, but I’m happy with how far we did get. Billy and the crew from Hager and Son are doing a great job. They show up when they…

Let There Be Heat

Just in time for the weather change, Danny Hager and his crew from Hager & Son Heating and Cooling is preparing to install our HVAC unit.  This beast of a unit will go on the roof.  Lots of planning and preparation goes into the…

Taking A Little Break

Everybody needs a break right? We’ve been crazy busy this week, even though we haven’t physically worked on our loft project too much. I guess you can say we’re having a little break from our project but we’re still working on lots of details….

What’s Coming Up?

A lot of cool stuff happening at The Elm Loft Project. We passed our framing inspection so now the trades (electrical, plumbing, HVAC) can begin. We got our electrical permit late Monday, so our electrician will begin very soon. First thing will be getting…

The Bunk Bath Design Board

Have you ever designed a room around one standout piece?  This wonderful up-cycled garage workbench turned into a vanity set the stage for our bunk bath.  It also helped us decide that we didn’t want to use a lot of new things in our loft. This…

What’s Next at The Elm Loft Project?

What’s up next for The Elm Loft Project?  Lights, camera, action!  We’ve been working really hard and rarely taking a break.  But now I feel like the really fun stuff is starting to happen!  Last night we laid out our kitchen, what do you…