So, my mom had painted the living room/dining room while she was here … and she made the comment that it took her all day (and longer than she estimated) because there was just so much trim to paint around, so it went slower. I agreed then, but was unaware of the work and time. Or, should I … More We have SO. MUCH. TRIM.
So, my mom has been here all week … and boy, has she been a HUGE help! She worked hard all day, each day she was here, to help us get this house in order! And, it looks like we are on task to finish all of the necessary items before we move in, which included: … More Non-union work force – you don’t get breaks!
So, Patty & Tom left early on Sunday morning and so we were up and at it. We got some breakfast, made a stop at Home Depot, and headed back to the house. We put in a full day’s worth of work. We finished scrapping the paper off the walls in the den – we had to … More Sunday & Monday … The anniversary is over.
Pat & I got some stuff done through week one … but we needed some help, both via manhours and professionally! We had been waiting for a long time (since we bought the house back in August) to see what the costs were going to be to contract out the work that we can’t (or … More Home Owning Anniversary (one week)
Yesterday, was the first Sunday of the 2010 NFL season; so we didn’t really get that much work done. But, we did manage to clean up our current apartment some, make a trip to Home Depot, and work at the house for about 4 hours. We finished stripping the rest of the wallpaper in the … More Breathing easy.
We met the current owners at the house a little after 12 noon to pick up the keys and walk through the empty house with them. They’ve lived there for 16 years, so it was a bit emotional for them – I tried to be polite and not tell them about all the work we … More Getting the keys and vomiting.