Tag Archives: electrical

Nothing Simple or Easy

We bought a dishwasher. YAY! Delivery was scheduled for this past Thursday. Double YAY! The previous owner told us that he had a dishwasher in the spot until it broke {or was broken, depending on the story}. We were told … Continue reading

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A Day of Service

Today was the National Day of Service and I would like to heartily thank my parents {we’re basically a nonprofit, after all}. The three of us had off and spent the ENTIRE day working on house stuff. Dad & I … Continue reading

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Progress Upstairs

Moving past this weekend’s disappointing setbacks, yesterday we focused on our successes downstairs. Lets move up to floors 1-3 today. Saturday was another Family Team effort. Best parents ever. And cousin (Mike). Mom A. cleaned our 2nd floor bathroom. It … Continue reading

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Successes

This past weekend we hit some pretty disappointing snags but the weekend wasn’t a complete wash. We managed to get several productive things done. Here’s what happened downstairs – While tile in the garden apartment took 4 steps backward, the … Continue reading

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New Kitchen Wall!!

All the way back in early June, we learned how to rip out drywall and haven’t touched the basement kitchen much since then. During our big Basement Demo Day, we learned that the gas pipe to the stove was wobbly … Continue reading

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Master Plaster

Round 2 with the plaster washers came when faced with a large crack in the plaster of our master bedroom wall. Well, one of the walls. This one, to be precise. I started securing the plaster along the crack with … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

This coming weekend, July 18 & 19, is our next Work Weekend and your chance to be added to the Wall of Awesome. Here’s the plan: Garden Apartment Paint bathroom Install shower surround Install tile in bathroom & back entryway Secure gas … Continue reading

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