Monthly Archives: July 2012

Exposing Brick

Before demoing, you never really know what you’ll find. Will you uncover a giant headache or complete awesomeness? This house tends to favor the “giant headache” side of those odds but that’s probably pretty typical for a house pushing 130ish … Continue reading

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Because Somebody Cares

One of the main impetus for putting in a spigot out front was my stoop. Come the spring & summer, I enjoy sprucing up the stoop with flowers. It all started in 2010 when my mom decided the large planter … Continue reading

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The Pipe is Gone

After posting about the annoying discovery of the T that was in the way, you all confirmed what I already knew in my gut. The pipe had to go. $500 isn’t a ridiculous amount in the grand scheme of things. … Continue reading

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Stupid Pipe

Before demo, I knew there was a pipe in the back right corner of my kitchen. There was a little hole in the drywall of the useless nook that was previously here and I could see it running vertically up … Continue reading

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So I took a trip over to the stone yard to finalize my soapstone plans this past weekend and walked out empty-handed. They accidentally got some slate mixed in with a shipment of soapstone from India and are selling it for … Continue reading

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