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Pricing of the work

The architect was here today with one of the prospective contractors for a walk-through and to give us his opinion on the budget. We took him through and around the House and showed him the entire "wish list" of future projects. We snooped around for about 2 hours. In the process, we ended up in the attic, and our toddler, as every other toddler, loves closing the doors, and he did so. I was absolutely shocked at the site - the doors that looked old, chipped, cracked, and downright awful from the hallway, looked, well, amazing. It was unbelievable. I could barely contain myself. I was jumping up and down from joy and kissing my son. He wasn't sure what happened, but he went around the House for the rest of the day closing the doors, hoping to get the same reaction.

Since I am at the loss for words on how to describe these amazing doors, here is a photograph.

They look practically brand new with only a coat of dust and soot to tell the age. And here is one from the hallway.

Not very impressive, right? OK, the paint HAS to come off. As soon as possible.

What else are we going to uncover over the years, and how much of that will be this magnificent?


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