Category Archives: Remodeling

The Basement Project – Final Day

It was here! The final day of this project. I couldn’t wait to have a dry basement! This was definitely an improvement, but it was almost finished! Day 4 was concrete day. These guys mixed it in the basement using … Continue reading

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The Basement Project – Day 3

Day 2 left us with the epoxy curing in the cracks and around the carbon fiber straps. What would Day 3 hold in store for us?? The drainage pipe had been laid, the stone added, the holes drilled in the … Continue reading

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The Basement Project – Day 2

This is how the basement looked at the end of the first day. It was a little scary because now we were committed. Yikes! Day 2 found us looking like this: The guys had installed the expensive carbon fiber straps … Continue reading

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The Basement Project – Day 1

Every year Jay and I pick one large project to complete in the summer. We have redone the roof, updated our furnace and AC unit, put in a concrete driveway, improved our shed and replaced some large windows. This year … Continue reading

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House Updates – New Windows!

I’ve heard that some people are lamenting the fact that I haven’t been posting every day. Now that we have good weather I spend a lot of time gardening and doing other projects that you don’t want to see pictures … Continue reading

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Front Porch Update

At the beginning of the month we had the concrete pad on the front porch fixed. This was a huge relief to me because there was quite the gap that had formed between the concrete and the sill of the … Continue reading

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Front Porch and Gardening Adventures

This is what our house looked like when we first bought it. Actually, I’m not sure when this picture was taken because I know the first spring that we lived here I thinned out the front flower bed a LOT. … Continue reading

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