Built In Book Case
Ikea bookcases were used for the base of the built ins.
Bookcases were placed on both sides of the wall to create the illusion of the bookcase passing though the wall.
The bookcases were reinforced for strength and the sides were thickened for a higher quality look.
The bookcases were put on a base because the floor was not level.
Lights were added to the top to light up the books.
Ceiling Box Removal
This box on the ceiling had no purpose other than cosmetics.
Once removed the area really opened up without the box hanging from the ceiling.
Once the ceiling was repaired the room seemed so much bigger.
Once painted the ceiling and room looked great.
Textured Ceiling Removal
This shot really shows how much texture was on the ceiling.
The ceiling had a couple electrical boxes that were no longer going to be used. These were removed and holes were only cut for the vents and light fixtures the home owner later installed.
You can see how much patching had to be done and just the general state of the room.
The home owners tackled some work on their own before the ceiling replacement.
The home owners installed this door so they could have access to the garage from inside the house.
For this room the best option was to completely remove the old ceiling.
Half way through putting the new ceiling up. 5/8 drywall was used because it helps prevent waviness in the ceiling and it offers more fire protection.
There was a lot of taping for a room this size because the drywall had to be patched from when the homeowner installed the door.
Priming is a very important step especially with a mixture of new and old drywall and joint compound. This step gives the final paint color an even finish.
The trim was also painted white to really help it stand out and match the ceiling paint.
Since this room is primarily a mud room the home owner wanted a darker color to hide the dirt that will eventually end up in this room.
Assembled dining room table and matching chair set.
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