Sunday, 14 September, 2003

Garage conversion complete

It's hard to believe, but after 4-1/2 years, the garage remodeling project is done.  The window coverings went in last week and the installers finished replacing the carpet on Friday (third time's a charm), and this morning Debra finished touching up the walls and baseboards.  This afternoon we went to Eurway and brought home the new office furniture, which we will be assembling throughout the week.

Pictures after the furniture is finished.  With white walls and a very light colored carpet, there just isn't enough contrast to make a picture worthwhile.  At least, not with my camera and meager photography skills.  The furniture is a faux cherry veneer, which will provide some much-needed color.  Once we get the furniture in and situated, we'll measure out the remaining wall space and contract with the Bookcase Store for book cases.  If all goes well, we'll have the furniture built and set in place by the end of the week so that we can start moving in there next weekend.

The most important lesson I learned through this whole ordeal is to have a plan and a schedule.  Otherwise you're just screwing around, and the project will drag on and on and on and ...