NEW LIBRARY RENOVATION PROGRESS REPORT (AS OF 10/1/2021)

NEW LIBRARY RENOVATION PROGRESS REPORT (AS OF 10/1/2021)

The completed work as of October 2021 includes the stabilization of the belvedere, roof (upper and porch) replacement, attic insulation, structural updates in the basement which include steel beams and support posts for codes requirements, porch renovation, addition of an outside ramp, required environmental study, asbestos abatement (found in the kitchen floor and upper parapet roofs), weatherization which includes custom built and installed storm windows and the furnace rehabilitation, barn chimney removal (for safety purposes) and the electrical upgrade which includes a new electrical service and Leviton main load center.

IN ADDITION TO THE COMPLETED WORK NOTED ABOVE, A NEW SEPTIC AND THE PARKING AREA (FRONT AND BACK OF THE BARN) WILL BE COMPLETED 4TH QUARTER, 2021.

 

EXTERIOR

ROOF REPLACED AND BELVEDERE STABILIZED:

PORCH RENOVATIONS AND THE ADDITION OF THE REQUIRED ADA RAMP:

Before pictures:

Work In Progress:

Completed!

ATTIC INSULATION:

BASEMENT “BEFORE” PICTURES: 

BASEMENT  “AFTER” PHOTOS (WORK IS COMPLETED)

As noted above, the downstairs ADA bathroom, upstairs bathroom and the required ADA chair lift work is scheduled to be completed 2022.

BELOW ARE PHOTOS OF THE BATHROOMS TO BE RENOVATED:

DOWNSTAIRS CURRENT BATHROOM – WILL BE RENOVATED TO AN “ADA” BATHROOM
UPSTAIRS CURRENT BATHROOM – WILL BE RENOVATED
BATHROOM IN THE BACK WILL BE REMOVED.

Once the 2022 work is complete, after photos will be posted.

2022-2023 (Phase 5):

Stripping the wallpaper, skimming all walls and ceilings, painting all walls, ceilings and trim work, restoration of flooring and installation of new floors in back rooms. A new HVAC system. Built-in bookcases will be installed after wall restoration.

The completion of this work is contingent on receiving the 2021 NYS Library Construction Grant (application sent 9/3/2021) and raising the additional necessary funds.

Volunteers and Library Board Members have removed all carpets to save overall cost. They are in the process of stripping the wallpaper throughout the building.

CARPET REMOVAL FROM ALL ROOMS:

WALLPAPER REMOVAL (ALL ROOMS AND IN PROGRESS – 75% COMPLETED):

BEFORE PICTURES:

WALLPAPER REMOVAL WORK IN PROGRESS:

Phase 6: (final building renovation to be completed) will entail renovations to the kitchen and outside deck area.