Oh my, I’m seriously behind on posting! I want to post some real stuff – ideas and accomplishments on further energy savings, community building, sustainable living…but a couple more photo essays on some cosmetic changes I’ve effected over this last summer will have to do. I’ll start with the living room of my unit, #3. I’m trying to make this most unlovely of apartments desirable and lovable, so that I can soon rent it to a deserving set of tenants and someday move into the basement apartment, which needs some work and houses the guts of the building (boiler, water shut-off, etc).
Eventually we removed a big, north facing picture window and replaced it with very energy efficient, triple-pane ‘peeker’ windows:
Then came painting (all walls and the ceiling) and ripping out carpet:
Window trim changed this:
And cork underlayment and cork click-together flooring:
Add a tile entry:
And some trim: