Tag: before and after

  • Mold Removal Project – 2005

    Mold Removal Project – 2005

    Mold Removal Project Dealing with Mold in a basement? Take a look at this before and after.   This is from a project that we completed around 2005 but we hadn’t posted this directly on the WNY Handyman site. We had some mold issues due to neglect, improper grade, tree and shrub growth, a block…

  • Cottage Before and After Projects

    Cottage Before and After Projects

    We have been working on our cottage project for just about 10 months now. In fact, it was father’s day weekend last year when we first looked at the listing and went under contract.  Over the course of the past year, we have completed (or started) many projects. We may have been at work on…

  • Building Custom Kitchen Cabinets

    Building Custom Kitchen Cabinets

    My wife and I had a wonderful trip planned on our 15th anniversary.  We were going to head to IKEA and purchase materials (cabinets, countertop, portable island) for our cottage kitchen.  Since the closest IKEA is a few hours away, I called ahead to be sure the items were available. Boy, am I glad that…

  • Painting Wood Floors

    Painting Wood Floors

    In our latest project (Lake Erie Cottage) we decided to pull back the layers of flooring that existed and see what we would find.  The cottage was very well built in the late 1940’s so my hope is that we would find a hardwood underneath that would be suitable to paint.  My fear was that…

  • Before and After Living Room

    Before and After Living Room

    The before and after living room pictures from our recent project don’t appear too dramatic from ground level.  It is only when you look up that you realize there was quite a bit of work done.  The house had water coming in for many months.  The ceiling needed to be dropped 4″ and leveled across…