We gutted everything—which turned out to be an amazingly messy task since all the walls were made of horsehair, plaster, and old lath. The open-beam ceilings are amazing. I cursed these ceilings while staining them. But after numerous neck and shoulder spasms and more cans of stain than I can count, they turned out beautifully!
Who did the work:
We did some of the work ourselves but a contractor did most of it.
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