prep for tile and paint. NYC DOB inspector needs to return before we close the walls because the permit needs to be amended because the bidet was added.
Nobody does as much demolition as we do. You can’t get a good job done unless you remove the tile and the mudset. Most cheap jobs tile right over the existing tile. People don’t even realize they got a sh-t job until you point it out to them – the floor is high; there are …
creating more real estate by removing the mud set as well as the tile. Rough-in complete. Tub installed. shower body installed. Time to tile
All one piece. No small pieces. Make them bow a little then press them down.
Prep to move in recent sale – refinish surfaces; make sure all doors work; remove one metal door buck; cut cat door opening; misc work.
2″ x 8″ subway tile expertly installed
ceiling ruined by leaks from above. A violation in the use of PVC tubing in the installation of the bathtub. They used a crummy plumber for sure.
It’s amazing what clean windows will do for an apartment. This apartment had a moth infestation problem coming from the window in the bedroom with a poorly installed air conditioner.
prepping a door for some fancy hardware
Another undervalued job by Seroy Inc.
Let’s see – four mirrors @ seven years bad luck each? That’s 28 years bad luck. I probably won’t even live that long. Mirrors all taped up and covered in carpet protector
custom closet to clients wishes. check out the return on the baseboards. very proud of that
turning a one bed into a two bed
Was called to do some handyman work and checked out this sculpture I installed back in 2003. It’s seen better days
electrician is done. now we make it suitable for cabinet hanging, tile backsplash installation, and painting
Breaking through a closet wall to combine two apartments in 255 Cabrini Boulevard.
Had to replace this sink base cabinet without disturbing the granite countertop. We assembled the cabinet in place. Also wall repair, faucet , and dishwasher replacement.
Removing an unnecessary partition
Installing a shower where a bathtub used to be requires a change from 1.5″ drain to a 2″ drain, and a $1500 filing fee. In order to change the drain we need to break the ceiling of the downstairs neighbor’s apartment. We also uncovered an electrical violation from the neighbor’s bathroom job – sloppy splices, …
Install new pavers. Replace the rotten window wood. Clean the gutters. Replace the sump pump. Repair and paint the street wall. Paint the exterior wood. Trim back the English ivy. Repair the shed roof.
replace Dykes #242 picture rail and #145 base cap. skimcoat all plaster surfaces. prep for paint. this in one of my favorite buildings 200 Pinehurst Ave.
Back to Brooklyn
Faux Fireplace fabrication/installation
Here’s a cheap and easy Castle Village upgrade to the 6 line guest bathroom. A sorely needed light in these dark showers wired to a double rocker switch. Also a new sink, faucet, toilet, medicine cabinet, light, pipe insulation, re-grout, paint, and new Carrera marble saddle.
Quick make over for a Castle Village 6 line guest bathroom. New floor tile and improved electrical with a light in the shower and a convenience outlet. New sink and toilet and viola!
LED soffit lights . Casts a nice soft light.
Bath re-tile. Client keeps adding work! Here we have a bedroom closet with 96″ doors.
making progress – just a couple more days
No plumbing involved. Never even removed the toilet. The owner lived through the experience. This job at 200 Pinehurst Avenue. Job was started by ambitious owner. Then she called us in to finish. Sheetrock walls, offset shower head location
As part of all our paint jobs we restore door hardware. Paint chips from door hardware and “friction” surfaces is a common source of lead for young children.
waiting for the light fixtures
trough kept horizontal by home made supports using blocks of wood and 4″ screws.
Walls finished. Cabinets installed. Countertop template Monday. Closet floors painted. Light trough roughed in. Need to get the electrician and plumber back here to install fixtures.
A new marble saddle makes all the difference. TheRTAstore.com customer service is great. They replaced a blemished door no fuss.
The difference between city and country carpenters.
Pyroblock – used since the early 1900’s for wall partitions. Sometimes it has asbestos in it – but not here. Pretty soft stuff once you get through the plaster coating. Probing the wall for the architect. Carving it up for the electrician.
This time of day is really nice up here. The sun is low on the horizon this time of year – way below the bridge. I keep looking for the World Trade Center but don’t see it. View up Cabrini Blvd and of Hudson View Gardens’ half timbered construction.
Needed to close up the wall around the gas cock for inspection sign off. This apartment was pristine but there is a slob living there – really disgusting. I don’t know how they’re going to sell the place.
Work necessary in order to proceed which wasn’t in the original scope. Dusty work needing expensive tools, bits and blades. Sawing into the hardest concrete in Manhattan. Eighty year old concrete fabricated with large quartz pebbles – concrete fabricated before the mafia got involved. Also removal of millwork I had planned to re-use but now …
1st phase of an apartment combination
IKEA real maple butcherblock countertop installed. Re-installed existing sink and faucet. New hardware on original wall cabinets. New base cabinets from TheRTAstore.com.
Original pine floor in kitchen. IKEA countertop & sink. Cabinets from TheRTAstore.com. Bosch appliances. Happy cat.
custom bathroom cabinet door
small touch ups remain
new marble mosaic bathroom floor
Great view from this apartment. I watched 911 unfold from two floors up
baby’s new room
Home stretch – Bathroom floor repaired and leveled. Kitchen cabinets mostly installed. Need to put a filler on a table saw; run bx electrical cable to inside of sink base for new Bosch dishwasher.
walls repaired, prepped, painting in progress 66 Overlook terrace Baby’s new room. Installing a pocket door. sheetrock tomorrow
Hudson View Gardens bathroom upgrade. Glass mosaic tile from Anne Sachs. New Lanka cove base tile. Regrout shower and new wall tile with Laticrete light pewter unsanded grout. New Surreal green granite saddle from All Granite and Marble, Ridgefield Park, NJ
shoring up a sagging step
door refinishing, hanging, planing
https://streeteasy.cohttps://streeteasy.com/building/gramercy-arms/12jkm/building/gramercy-arms/12jk I like the virtual staging
also the Medieval Festival at the Cloisters