The drywallers showed up at 8:00 a.m., and less than six hours later, nearly all the drywall was hung. Only a small section in the bathroom remains to be done. Then comes taping, mudding, and sanding — and dust!
Bathroom: Some of the old drywall (painted blue) was preserved.
Bedroom: It looks really BIG now.
Walk-in closet: OK. it doesn’t look like much, yet, but we’re very excited.
Laundry room: It has its own big closet on the right.
With the drywall in place, the naked partitions, with their exposed plumbing, insulation, and wiring, have suddenly become rooms. We’re getting the first glimmer of what the finished project will look like.
In one corner of the family room, behind our bookcase, we had some damage where moisture had penetrated the fascia. So that was fixed today, too.
Repaired water damage.
The Wesson crew of Chad and Chad spent much of the day repairing old moisture damage along the foundation of the family room. They removed siding, replaced water-damaged plywood, added new Tyvek moisture barrier, and reinstalled the siding.
Meanwhile, Wesson delivered materials that will be used next week and carted away items that won’t be needed.
A few of the items delivered today.
Taking away lumber that won’t be needed.
The new slider received its exterior trim. Looks great!
The new slider has been trimmed out.
When we returned from a shopping trip, we found that 54 sheets of drywall had been delivered in our absence. It won’t be long until it’s on the walls of our addition.
A few of the 54 sheets of drywall delivered today.