Floor Talk

Laying the European White Oak hardwood floor planks on the Mansard Roof Floor. The cork underlayment is an added layer for added insulation and sound proofing.   While investigating the options on the direction of the planks in the landings where we have a marquetry center.

Guest Room Wall Colors

Guest Room Wall Color Runners Up.     After 2 days of deliberation, under the same natural light conditions, we are going with Benjamin Moore’s White Dove. Middle photo shows the winner. Big decision. Done.  

Wooden Sheathing

Challenge : Calistoga forecast is rain thru Friday. Solution : Sixteen expert men hustled to get the wooden sheathing to “sandwich” the insulation material Wednesday. This is crucial, the insulation material put up last week cannot get soaked.          

What Size Beds ?!!!!!?

This is probably the most long-playing discussion Richard and I have had that I am throwing out there to get some wisdom. We have 5 guest rooms. Richard thinks we need all 5 bedrooms outfitted with California King size beds. I think we need at least 1 bedroom with 2 twin or double size beds.…