|Before -- rear of Tudor with slider, deck, and stairway|
This photo shows the deck and stairway removed. The slider has been replaced by a wall and new window, and the new back door is installed.
The brick mason worked at the house yesterday (Saturday, Nov. 15) to brick the exterior wall. A mixture of bricks were used, including some Hallie dug up in the yard, some from a 1927 house in Seattle's University District, and some purchased from Portland. So, let's see how it looks now:
They hope an acid wash of the bricks will blend them some but the mortar has to cure two weeks before that can be done. KW