God is in the Details. And it shows !
Mayor Chris Canning came today to visit and see how the project is shaping up. Thank you for your support Mayor Canning !
No. We are not painting them fuchsia. This is the waterproofing membrane before the tiles are laid. Assembly style system is employed here: so all bathrooms get this first and then the tiles, followed by the slabs and grouting. The challenge is that its been rainy and humid lately so we’re cranking up the heat…
Main Doors with basic Primer are getting a trial install. Now that it fits into the door jamb, it is taken down again for final painting.
We are in the spotlight, twice this week ! This time at the North Bay Business Journal. See article here
The Napa Valley Register’s Anne Ward Ernst called last week for an update on the project. Here is that article featured January 11, 2018.
The most fulfilling encounters we have in the journey of this rehabilitation is meeting local craftsmen, artists and neighbors. Ira Yaeger is one prominent artist who lives between Calistoga, California and Santa Fe, New Mexico and whose vivid sketches of Wappo Indians remind us of the indigenous people that were the inhabitants of Calistoga. The…
Every decision we made on which pieces we would acquire for the property took time (a year and more), many phone calls and many discussions (that bordered on arguments) and many negotiations. This is in the top 10 of things we vacillated about and now that it is 3/4 done, we are confident we made…
The Francis House is special thus the search for newel posts for the 3 flights of stairs needed to be out of the ordinary. The search is over with these 6 solid mahogany newel posts that we found from Philadelphia.
Espaliered Fences is in the landscape plan. Now we have to choose which trees we will have.