Are we ready to get back to the great room?
When we planned out our renovation, a new banister was not part of that plan. The deeper we got into it, the more that hideous chunk of metal stuck out. I knew what I wanted.
The demo of the old banister happened so fast that I did not get any good before pictures.
Aaron got to work installing the newel post.
It was a very Clark Griswald-y night.
A proud man and his newel post. #innuendo
Just like I mentioned with the subway tile backsplash, time was running out to complete our projects on time. We called in the big guns to help finish the banister.
Redbeacon. Seriously, the 2nd time using the service. And just like the first time, it was exceptional and reasonably priced. For those of you new here, Redbeacon is a free service provided by The Home Depot, where you input your job description online, and get several competitive bids from licensed contractors. Each contractor is held to a high standard, background checked, insured, and rated by customers.
When I posted about the backsplash, Redbeacon contacted me about offering a discount to all my readers. Use the promo code “KenzFriends” to get $10 toward trying out Redbeacon! This post is completely un-sponsored. I just love the service, and they love giving a good deal.
I knew I could stain and finish the banister, so we had him just put it all together for us. Since we had already bought all the supplies, and had the newel post in, it didn’t cost that much
I taped up the shoes and got to work staining.
I kinda think we’ve surpassed level Mary Poppins, and entered into a whole new realm.