Blowing up the basement

Boy, it's a lot of work demolishing stuff!  I had dust and mold in my hair, all over my clothes and basically everywhere.  I stepped on nails (thank goodness for thick-soled shoes!) and got whacked in the head with trim pieces.

 

It started out looking like this:

 

 

The ceiling tiles were the first casualties:

 

Ceiling tile and trimTearing out ceiling

 

 

I then moved on to the walls:

 

Behind the walls2 x 2s

And check out the super-efficient insulation!

All in all, it has been pretty interesting.  I had a spat with Mr. Man in the midst of this and it was great to have something to destroy other than him!

 

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About elsmama

I am prone to speaking before having engaged my brain. This has caused some strife, and much laughter.
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