Yes, more demolition… And with the demolition, comes the cleaning! Or rather the shovel collection… Today, my role is to minimally clean the cellar, while the guys continue to demolish the false ceiling on the ground floor. Honestly, after the fact, I realize that we should perhaps have tackled only one floor at a time. […]
By demolishing the false ceiling of the 1st, we were pleasantly surprised. No drama, no disaster, how fun! It must be said that we were prepared for everything: split beam, water infiltration, mold, carpenter insects… We are lucky, there is practically none of that! Apart from the water due to the shower flowing , there […]
Let the demolition begin!
Friends are precious. And I have really good friends, I can always count on them. When I offered them a fondue-demolition dinner, they accepted right away. It must be said that the subject was quite interesting: a false ceiling, in the cellar, made of wood, and having a layer of crumbly cement sprinkled with linen […]
Is there asbestos in our ceilings?
While removing some material in a false ceiling, we found a slightly fibrous gray material resembling old gypsum shattering. Oh no… No asbestos ? A little research on the web is in order. A first good sign on this site : “asbestos was used as a construction material in the majority of buildings constructed between […]
What we found in the false ceiling of the 1st.
In demolishing false ceilings and by removing the wooden slats from the ceiling of the ground floor, we discovered things … Terrible! We even wonder if it is possible … Here is my top: A pack of 1939 Turret cigarettes (beautiful calendar on the back) A paper from the Bank of Montreal Honeysuckles (cigarettes?) A […]