Kitchen table top replacement

Laura and I bought a table when we were first married that has served us well over the years.  We found it for $99 in the “as-is” area of a local […]

Home Renovation, tile

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

An important part of any renovation that includes a bathroom or kitchen will most likely be tile.  We are also adding a mudroom and chose to use tile as the […]

Home Renovation, siding

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

When we bought our house in 2002, it had dark brown aluminum siding.  Here it is, circa 2002. Several years ago, we had the siding painted a lighter brown color, […]

Home Renovation, roof

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

Our roof was nearing the end of its life, and replacing it was part of the motivation in doing our renovation at this time. While a roof is not extremely […]

Home Renovation, framing

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

After the foundation was poured and the crawl space slushed, the foundation was ready for the framing to start on top of it. We knew that the framing would be […]

Home Renovation, foundation

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

One part of our renovation that we will see very little of is the new crawlspace.  The old sun room had sat on a concrete slab, and was quite cold […]

Home Renovation, demolition

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series Home Remodel

Before you can build something up, you have to tear it down. The first step in our remodeling was the demolition. The sunroom on the back of the house had […]