Wow factor

Dottie doesn’t realize that I’m home today because I’m sick and need to rest.  All she knows is that it’s sunny, and she wants to go out and play.  After 20 minutes of trying to ignore her kissing and pawing at me this morning, I finally gave in and took her for a short walk – by the house of course.

And there it was.  There was the wow factor I’ve been waiting for.  The bright sun was shining on the fully-sided front of the house. Yay!

I didn’t have the energy to head around to the back of the house, but I did hear hammers pounding and I can only hope that our siding crew is busy transforming our plywood mish-mosh into the closer-to-finished version we have going on in the front.  We’ll eventually paint the corner trim gray to blend with the siding color. Still determining whether to go gray or white for the window trim.  I’m looking forward to getting the new gutters up too – such a small thing, but it’ll be one more accent helping give the house a more complete feel.

I haven’t been inside for a couple of days, but I hear that the mudding is wrapping up, and sanding has begun. I am anticipating a dust storm when I venture in – maybe later today. We’ll see how I’m feeling.

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2 Responses to Wow factor

  1. Luellen says:

    Nice, really nice! What an incredible transformation. This is so cool being able to watch it happen. We are all delighted with the look – I can barely believe the difference.

  2. Linz says:

    WOW indeed! OMG, Jess, it looks amazing!!! I’m giddy, and it’s not even my house! 🙂

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