We left off last time with a very demolished room – the way I like ’em.
We’ve got big plans for this room, I tell ya. We’ll combine the two previous rooms into one. We’ll fix the structure and combine those little windows into one big one. But it won’t be easy – as always, I get my best ideas right about time when it’s time to put on the paint. This space will not disappoint in that regard.
Here’s the 1st attempt at framing the shower. Notice the chimney is still in this photo. Things will change again before this shower gets finished. The good news is it stays in the same space – well, the general area that is.
So we push up the rafter ties and add some angled pieces. Pop in some low voltage air tight light boxes, add some Fantec fans (two – one for the bathroom with two intakes and one for the shower)
Pictured is a typical new construction recessed light fixture on the left. It’s non-IC rated. IC is “Insulation Contact” you must keep insulation 3″ or so away from these. The right one is an IC rated fixture. This is a 4″ low voltage recessed light with electronic transformer and Air-Tight rated.These do help with air migration through the ceiling. I used these through out this project. Last count was about 50 …so I’m getting pretty good at installing these things.
An early vanity mock-up. I’m good at using cardboard and trash cans as stand ins for cabinets. I was trying the get the framing right for the twin medicine cabinets that go above the sinks. But it will change.
And the story continues…