It’s been so long since I started tearing the mudroom apart that I had to go back through my old posts to see exactly how long it took me to complete. Turns out: a little over 4 years.

When you consider that somewhere in there we had a baby that’s a little more forgivable, but still, people build houses in less time than it took to finish the thing. Read More A Mudroom Four Years in the Making

Finish Work Shelving/Cabinets Tiling Trim/Molding

That’s right… not only do we now have a sink, but we also have a countertop above the washer and dryer. No more crawling on top of the washer to rescue rogue socks and collar stays from the dust bunny abyss.

The most time consuming part of this project was sealing the butcherblock with Waterlox. But after it was sealed and cut to size, I just built a ledger around the washer and dryer, leaving about ¾” of room above the appliances so they can breathe (there’s water draining back there, after all). Then I hoisted the countertop in to place, rested it on the strips, and screwed into place using the fasteners that came with it

Read More Kevin: 2, Mudroom: 0.

Finish Work