|...into the sunroom! (Day 13)|
Though, at the time, it seemed a good idea to divest the entire first floor of linoleum, the sunroom presented several unique problems of its own: splintery plywood, myriad staples, hard tiles tarred directly to the subfloor, and (not least) The Pit of Despair.
|Pit of Despair!|
Day 15: I was removing baseboard in the northeast corner when my mallet fell through the floor. Thanks to a secret leak (now repaired), the once solid, 3/4 inch subfloor was reduced to a soft, crumbly mulch inhabited by a family (read: dynasty) of pillbugs.
Progress halted while I cut out a chunk of subfloor, patched it and realized that, for the past three years, a flimsy layer of linoleum was all that really kept us from plunging through to the chicken coop below. True story.
More (mis?)adventures to come.