The miracle workers: Took down the two beams that were badly cut from the apartment. They were able to buy two new old ones, load them with a crane on to the truck, then unload them and heave them (unbelievable) upstairs and place them in the ceiling, within an afternoon!
These two new old beams will be left as is, the walls will be scrapped back and re-plastered.
If money weren't an option, I would have all the beams replaced as the new old ones are beautiful in color and texture.
Monday the electrical lines, and plug placement needs to be decided. I will mark the spots, that is how I roll... visually. Thankfully, only the downstairs needs to be marked.
The view is worth the dust, debris and deconstruction.
The wooden slates in the background will become part of the new ceiling.
This is a fuller view, walking around is not easy, and things are constantly being moved as the work area is small. plus everything needs to be done inside.
Re-plastering and the cement will also be made inside.
The debris is carried out in those small black buckets.
In this photo I am standing downstairs looking up towards the two top floors.
A diamond in the rough, hopefully!