(Did you remember we even had one of those?) We’ve waited 2 years to do this. We probably should have done it sooner. We’ve been watching it sink for 2 years. And it wasn’t great when we moved in. We had a concrete patio in the backyard. It wasn’t nice. It’s been cracked and sinking … More Patio Demo
Hi guys. 👋 It’s been a while. Again. But, I’m back for a few updates this time. Yay! First, the basement. It’s finished. (Well, almost, but it’s been this finished for a year now, sooooooo, yeah.) Anyway, it’s amazing. We love it. It started off really well. It got a little rocky there … More The Finished (finished side of the) Basement
We’ve actually been working on some miscellaneous house projects over the summer, and I thought it was about time to catch the blog up. (I’ve also been working on finishing the basement … and it’s really close … but not quite completely finished … but that’s the next update, promise?) Inside the house – Main … More We did some stuff.
It’s the last post before I show you guys the renovated space … and it’s going to be a (kind-of) quick post. We’ve been working on finishing the space for weeks now. We had a really great contractor … until he wasn’t. We’re not sure exactly what happened. Everything was coming along just fine, very … More The Basement … it’s almost finished.
Another update on the basement … which is still the only renovation being completed at our house, so you’ll be all caught up. The crew had a nice break from our house … and a bit of gorgeous February weather to work on someone else’s deck. 😊 It took the drywall finisher about 2 weeks … More The Basement, Part 3
Just a quick update on the basement progress … which, for the time being is the only renovation going on in our house. The crew finished the framing and roughing in the plumbing and electrical (previous post, Part 1). Patrick & I spent a night installing speaker wires, HDMI cable, ethernet, etc … so that … More The Basement, Part 2
And, they’re back! The same crew that built our deck for us, is not finishing our basement. And it came together fast – maybe too fast. But, it’s coming along fast too – which is good. We’re ready to be done with these big projects. And this is basically the end of them. After this, … More The Basement, Part 1
Hi there. Guess what? It’s been 1 year since we bought this house. Yep, I know. One. Whole. Year. (+ 1 day because I waited until this morning to finish this post. 😊 ) I decided to hold off on the 1-year comparison post until after the holidays. I know, I know. It’s not exactly … More More happy little details.
***I’m so far behind on updating this blog. Much this work was completed in September and October. We were on vacation for literally 2/3 of November, and then it was Thanksgiving. But, I’ve been hard at work and getting stuff done. I really want to see how far I can get by the 1-year mark, … More Interior Deck Work.
Seriously, it’s been so long … both since I’ve updated this blog … and since I’ve had anything to update it with. So, don’t fret … you haven’t missed anything. We haven’t really done any major renovations since the last update. But, just to get everything up to date, below is some stuff we’ve finished … More Been a while.