Our Journal

Pillars, crown, chair, and door

We are close to wrapping up our current job. We built a wall where we added a 5′ interior door. Inside the new room we installed chair rail, 5 decorative pillars with crown on top. We’ll paint in the morning and be wrapped up on another successful job.

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Complete Bath Remodel

These are before photos of our current job. The shower, sink, toilet, medicine cabinet, and flooring all are getting replaced. Upon tearing out the shower we noticed that the floor had extensive water saturation, not only the floor under the shower but it stretched to a good portion of the rest of the floor. The […]

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New Complete Bath Remodel

Today we started a new job. This is a complete bathroom make over. Everything goes and gets replaced with new. We’ll be doing new tile floor, shower base and tiled shower walls. The existing drywall on the exterior wall was removed to reinsulate. we’ll be installing new vanity, top, faucets, medicine cabinet, toilet, and lights. […]

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New Complete Bath Remodel

Today we started a new job. This is a complete bathroom make over. Everything goes and gets replaced with new. We’ll be doing new tile floor, shower base and tiled shower walls. The existing drywall on the exterior wall was removed to reinsulate. we’ll be installing new vanity, top, faucets, medicine cabinet, toilet, and lights. […]

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Hidden Electrical Issues

One of the things we run into on a regular basis are illegal or “boot-legged” electrical splices. Below are some photos of some we found on a recent job. None of the splices were in wire nutted, they just took electrical tape and taped them together. There were other spices made in the ceiling that […]

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Laundry Room Finishing

This was an unfinished room the home owner was using as the laundry room. The project consisted of hanging drywall after. New studded walls were installed. Some electric had to be run and in the process of doing that, we found several illegal splices that had to be fixed. We added a dryer vent and […]

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Bathroom Wrap up

This job consisted of removal of the existing fiberglass base, tile walls, and existing shower door. The base would be replaced with a almond Swanstone base, tile from “Florida Tile”, custom made on site soap dish, and a new shower door from Alumax. We also installed a new tile floor. The faucet would be reused […]

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Water Damage Due to Cracks in the Grout

First let me start by saying that if YOU have tile in your tub/shower area YOU are susceptible to this problem, unless it was installed correctly (unfortunately 80-90% of the ones i tear out are not). We recently worked on a bathroom that was only a few years old, and due to improper installation had […]

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Showroom Update

If you subscribe to our twitter page (@HouckRemodeling), you know that progress has been made on our new showroom. The drywall work is done and all of the finish painting is complete. Next is our ceiling, electrical, and then it will be time to move flooring and displays in. We are hoping to have it […]

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Cupola mood lighting

For those reading this not in the Centerville, Ohio area; about two months ago we had a heck of a hail storm. Enough of a storm with damage enough to bring in all the gypsy roofers (don’t get me started). Anyhow, a local orthodontist office in the heart of Centerville zippered siding, shutter, and screen […]

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