AVOID OUR MISTAKES

Our latest post for BrickUnderground.com containing our advice on picking a contractor was published today.

AVOID OUR MISTAKES: A BROWNSTONER’S ADVICE ON PICKING A CONTRACTOR

Before starting our renovation we considered ourselves savvy consumers. We knew how to research online, we’d renovated a small kitchen and bathroom in our apartment, and we’d watched hours of HGTV and the DIY network. The reality? When it came time to choose a contractor, we made rookie mistakes—and paid for them with time and money.

To read what we learned checkout out the full post on BrickUnderground.com

Soundproofing Floors

We recently wrote a post for BrickUnderground.com on our experience soundproofing the floors on the third floor rental unit.

SOUNDPROOFING FLOORS: A BROWNSTONER’S STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • 2 x 8 stock lumber
  • ¾ BC plywood
  • sound insulation
  • subfloor construction adhesive
  • coarse thread wood screws
  • sound dampening underlayment
  • finish floating flooring system

Check out the full post on BrickUnderground.com.