Published at Thursday, 06 September 2018. Storage Shed. By Bettye Harrell.
I used an angle grinder, I use a sander, but ultimately I had to get a hot pressure washer and just painstakingly go to every brick and knock off some paint here. Some paint there, and probably one of the things that took the longest, and I think this one, my favorite rooms throughout the house. Two other features that remain from the homes. Gas station days are the fully functional garage doors and the metal tire rack. The towel rack was here when I purchased the property I've brought it all the way down and built the cabinet's around that.
As you can see that still have the coke bottle glass, I like the beat-up look of this building. Not everything is perfect, not everything straight lines. It'S all concrete, keeping some broken windows kind of keeping the originality of the building was important to me for Michael, the vintage gas station certainly had plenty of appeal, but it also posed its share of challenges. One of the biggest was converting a separate men's and women's bathrooms, which could only be entered through exterior doors into one family, bathroom accessible from the interior. A 10 inch thick brick wall divided.
Also, we try to keep this gas station themed. So you'll see little trinkets like this throughout the property to preserve the industrial. Look Michael kept. The piping exposed throughout the house used a stainless steel fixtures and installed a heavy-duty double bowl sink in the kitchen. The low wall that used to separate the bays now separates Michael's kitchen from the living room on this side of the room is our sitting area.
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