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Basement Finishing and Renovations Has it been 2 years already? Time to work on finishing the basement into some extra living space.


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Old 2008-09-29, 03:23 PM
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Smile Show Us Your Home Reno/Upgrades/Weekend Projects - with pics

I thought it might be fun to share pics of our renos/upgrades/weekend projects Or share your future project plans in your new home.

Let me start with our latest project that we just finished few days ago - our powder room makeover
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Old 2008-09-29, 04:14 PM
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What a great thread!

Look gorgeous, Patrob! I love that sink!
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Old 2008-09-29, 06:27 PM
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That's awesome. I love the wainscot look.

How much did the MDF material for the trimwork cost?

I have been planning on doing a coffered ceiling aka waffle ceiling in our library. Not sure when I'll get around to doing it though.
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Old 2008-09-29, 07:04 PM
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What a great thread!

Look gorgeous, Patrob! I love that sink!
Thanks, I love the sink too

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That's awesome. I love the wainscot look.

How much did the MDF material for the trimwork cost?

I have been planning on doing a coffered ceiling aka waffle ceiling in our library. Not sure when I'll get around to doing it though.
The MDF panel 4x8' was less than $30 (at Rona, HD had much lower quality of MDF). That did not include the cost of new 8" baseboards & moulding for the top. We are planning to do the wainscoting throughout the main floor, but lower height in the hallways & the waffle ceiling in the office too eventually

The next project will be plaster crown mouldings & finally our hardwood floors
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looks great , i recognize taht vanity from direct buy - i'm guessing that's where you got it? mind if i ask how much it cost and the toilet?
thanks!
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looks great , i recognize taht vanity from direct buy - i'm guessing that's where you got it? mind if i ask how much it cost and the toilet?
thanks!
Good eye The vanity cost me $1,0xx with everything & they even gave me the mirror by mistake (free) The toilet is a Toto - Soiree & not from DB, they don't carry Toto but I paid $600, which is not bad for a Toto top of the line 1 piece elongated toilet www.totousa.com/productpage.asp?PID=881

It actually cost me less than an equivalent Kohler that I was supposed to get, I figured Toto is supposed to be the best, so I will try it plus I just loved the look of it.
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Hi patrob...i really like that sink, can i ask where you got it and the approx. amount?
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The entire vanity with sink came from www.art-bathe.com/Bathroom-Furniture.html Give them a call for pricing
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This is what I did yesterday. Pulled out my old frame and replaced it with a new one and then re-punched down the 30 cat6 network connections I have in the house.

I still have to do all the RG6 cabling to another panel underneath.

Slowly it's getting cleaned up!
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This is what I did yesterday. Pulled out my old frame and replaced it with a new one and then re-punched down the 30 cat6 network connections I have in the house.

I still have to do all the RG6 cabling to another panel underneath.

Slowly it's getting cleaned up!
That looks exciting Thanks for sharing
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