Good morning, Our Shiputzim fans.
The kablan arrived first thing this morning and proceeded to paint the railing:
Note: The stairs are nowhere near as steep as they appear in this picture.
And here's a close-up so you can get a better feel for the color:
Short digression on the color: To be perfectly honest, black wasn't our first choice - although it is infinitely better than the silver of the first coat. Initially, we had considered an extremely dark gray, but that shade only came in "grainy paint" rather than the "textured paint" which we preferred. So, we opted for basic black and think that it came out rather nicely B"AH.
And now back to our regularly scheduled renovations:
After finishing the railing, the kablan headed downstairs and removed our bathroom door:
Now, before you go and accuse him of unnecessarily cluttering up our living room with bathroom doors, let me assure you that he had a very good reason for doing so: He's painting the downstairs bathroom. To that end, we took everything out of the bathroom, and he brought his ladder in:
As always, watch this space for any and all future updates, and please keep those comments coming.