August 30, 2021 – Myra, WI – The renovation of the household created in 1850 on Decorah Road in Myra, WI is total. It was a labor of love and madness in accordance to contractor Jerry Zelenka.
In 1965 the movie The Agony and the Ecstasy was introduced about Michelangelo’s obsession to complete the portray of Sistine Chapel ceiling, as it turned all-consuming he is driven near to insanity.
Simply click Below to watch a video clip tour of the initial tear out
I now know how he felt. Around the very last five months our restoration of the 171-12 months-previous house in Myra has turn into all consuming. Functioning 7 days a week often 10 hrs a working day this has grow to be own and for a reworking contractor that is by no means a excellent factor.
Any sort of a spending plan was quickly thrown out the window (all new) in favor of what the home “needed.”
When we recognized sure factors experienced to be done, heating electrical, plumbing etc.
Other factors, skip coat plaster on the walls, glass block window, strong cherry posts and rails, refinished hardwood floors (walnut?) and hickory kitchen cupboards with live edge tops, stain glass home windows, just Experienced to be performed.
There was no other alternative but to put in a clawfoot black-and-white tub in the downstairs toilet and ceramic tile shower and Cambria countertop in the upstairs.
And who would not set up antique gentle fixtures in a lot of rooms and custom manufactured base and casing around windows and doorways. There was simply just no decision about the Chestnut laminate flooring in the kitchen and dining home and never even get me started off on paint colors for the partitions and ceilings. This has turn into more a get the job done of art then a transforming challenge.
The good thing is, my companion John and my wife Rebecca were able to reign me in sometimes and mainly because of them we WILL be offering the house commencing September 1, 2021 (As extensive as the consumers are worthy).
All in all it was a grand obsession and we appreciated just about every moment of it (besides the warmth, the humidly, the mosquitos and the aches and pains nightly) And I glimpse ahead to the next (considerably-more compact undertaking)
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