Guest Bedroom Remodel: Part 1

Hi Everyone!

The time has finally come.  There is a solid, cold, layer of snow on the ground here in New England, putting my “Exterior Painting Project” on hold.  While my wrists are feeling grateful,  my neighbors are likely getting sick of looking at a half primed house.  Regardless, my painting project will need to be put on hold until Spring.

With that, I have turned my attention to our second floor.  With our new master addition being on the first floor, we have very few reasons to ever trek upstairs.  For the past two and a half years it has served as our storage unit.  How two people who never owned homes before managed to acquire so much junk, is beyond me. […]

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Repairing Drywall

If your walls are new and leveled, your wall corners are square, and your house is not covered in wall paper…you are missing out on the true New England homeownership experience.  Here, houses are older, and wonderfully imperfect.  Except when it comes time to renovate. 

I went into our small bathroom renovation thinking, how much trouble could I get into with a 3×5 foot space?

The answer: a moderate amount of trouble. […]

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Power-Washing The Back Deck: A Quick Facelift

If there is one project I have underestimated the revival power of, it was the power washing of our back deck. Prior to taking on this task, I never once used a power washer.  Thankfully a good friend had one, so we avoided renting one […]

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