So let's start at square one, shall we? Here's what we have to work with:
Yes, this is what a burned out room looks like. The walls will have to come down, as well as the ceiling and floors, and all of what used to be possessions will need to be unceremoniously pitched into the back of a truck and hauled away.
Huge thank you to our contractor friend, Peter Helprin, who loaned his expertise, not to mention his Tundra.
Kids love those rare times when you encourage them to
destroy your home.
Don't forget your safety gear. I think my oldest went overboard.