The Basement

  • New rec-room sliding door has arrived
  • Only having space to finish two doors at a time makes this a very slow process
  • Top-coat stuff
  • Sprayin and sprayin
  • Another door mounted
  • More doors
  • Spraying and cleaning
  • Sliding closet doors hung
  • I hired one of my neighbors to put in the sliding door. They did a great job
  • Nasty old sliding door: removed
  • The old rec-room sliding door
  • A hole in the wall
  • New rec room door: installed
  • New rec room door: installed
  • Bout to finish this sliding door
  • Sliding door: stained
  • Ready to put down the top coats
  • Sprayin that top coat
  • Finishing this door AFTER it was installed was kind of annoying...
  • Finished sliding door
  • Our rec room had a very non-flat subfloor... which wouldn't quite work with the floating wood flo...
  • Broken corner in the rec room subfloor
  • Getting the high spots ground down
  • Still not quite level...
  • I cut 5/8" of drywall off the bottom of the drywall so that the floating floor could expand/contr...
  • Marking out some mildly low spots after the concrete guy came out twice
  • Filled the low spots with 30# roofing felt before laying the floor
  • Vapor barrier down
  • Underlayment: down
  • Cutting door jambs during a meeting, heh
  • If there's one dude I love working with, it's Rico
  • Puttin down floors with Rico
  • Floor after the first evening. Ready to finish er off.
  • Rec room floor: down
  • Trimming everything out
  • Rec room: Floored and trimmed
  • Rec room: floored and trimmed out
  • Foosball table back in
  • Didn't get the rec room door quite measured right to account for the floor...
  • Gettin ready to mount the sliding closet door hardware

Photos taken from October, 2015 to December, 2019 in Bloomfield Township and Des Moines, Iowa

Album added 4 years ago (Dec 7, 2015).