Layers of Wallpaper

When we started removing the plaster, and in some places sheet rock that covered the plaster, we found layers of wallpaper. It seems they just put one layer on top of the next. The last layer in many cases was just painted over. Many of the papers had borders and some had metallic highlights. The most … More Layers of Wallpaper

A New Foundation

It has taken several weeks but we have finished the foundation to the point now that the house can be lowered onto it. There will be some work that needs to be done to tie it all together and fix some more dry rot but the major part is complete. After we removed the back … More A New Foundation

Napa Earthquake One Year Anniversary – on NBC

It was one year ago today that a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa. The earthquake tested the structural strength of many buildings. There were numerous homes in Napa that were damaged, some more than others. My home was one of the downtown homes that suffered major damage. The foundation on my house failed and the city … More Napa Earthquake One Year Anniversary – on NBC