Sunday, March 19, 2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
wiring was run for our hot tub, they had to cut a channel in the sidewalk next to the house. Ideally, it was supposed to be the width of a brick for an easy repair, but it was just barely too narrow. We just filled it with dirt and moved on, but the time finally came to fix it correctly.
Labels: Casa, satisfaction
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Bright Ideas and Clear Thinking
Labels: Casa, pretty house
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Labels: Casa, spruce, street find
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Front Door Facelift
This post has been a long time in the making. As you can see in the photos above, the front doors on our house were in pretty sad shape on the outside, and very golden on the inside. We wanted to do something about that for quite a while, but replacing them would be very expensive and refinishing them would be very unpleasant, so for a long time we did nothing. That changed in March of 2015 when I finally pulled the doors off the hinges and started sanding.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Kitchen Construction Conclusion (Part 9)
|Before - This is the photo from the listing when we bought the house.|
Labels: Casa, satisfaction, spruce
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Kitchen Construction, Part 8 - Coating Cabinets
The final step in our kitchen renovation was revamping the cabinets. They were covered in the original 70's lacquer and were showing their age. It didn't help that the cabinets had no handles, so they've been touched by dirty hands for the past ~40 years.
Since the cabinets themselves were in relatively good shape, and we didn't want to spend a fortune, we decided to just paint them and add new hardware. It took quite a bit of doing, but they came out very nicely.
Labels: Casa, pretty house, satisfaction, Stuff I don't like doing
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Kitchen Construction, Part 7 - One Wonderful Window
Since we were updating everything else in the kitchen, we figured we should go ahead and replace that window now.
Labels: Casa, pretty house, satisfaction
Monday, January 2, 2017
Kitchen Construction, Part 6 - Fabulous Flooring
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