Monday, February 18 2019

New Patio!

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A lot more work going on around here. This time on the outside. We had the patio extended 15 feet out and 13 feet across. Also poured a 5'x5' slab for a firepit. Even the front yard got a little bit of love. We are excited for the weather to get nice so we can fully enjoy the new patio. Lots of  […]

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Friday, December 14 2018

Steel Baby!

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Finally got the stainless steel appliances put in. And damn do they look nice! Switched out the electric range for a gas range too. Now We're Cooking With Gas!!!! Insert Tim Allen grunting sounds here!

Wednesday, November 21 2018

And Done!

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The project is done! Game over, man! Dining Room, Living Room (phase 1), Kitchen and Master Hallway are done! And I gotta say, they came out great! After the holidays we'll finish the rest of the living room, more wainscoting and the feature wall. Then get to the Guest Bathroom and the Secondary  […]

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Sunday, November 18 2018

Still at it!

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Just a few more. The picture panels for the Dining Room arrived today, fininshed off the trim in the Dining Room and window wall in the Living Room, plus under the Kitchen Bar. Still have to stain the baseboards on the bar. And a close up shot of the wainscoting. Curtains and rod need to go up after  […]

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Saturday, November 17 2018

A few more shots of the Busy Beaver's Handiwork.

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Just a few more shots of the work. The mantle in the old yellow oak from the 90's: The mantle now with colors for the new millenium: The walnut made such a drastic difference. Much more deep and rich looking. Next up is a bit of decor. Nikki's plants and owls above her kitchen cabinets: Adds a nice  […]

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Backsplashin'

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Finshed the kitchen backsplash last night. Came out looking pretty damn good. Broke up all the white and made the walls and cabinets pop. Once we get the rest of the stainless steel appliances things should look really nice. Next up is the dining room walls and living room.   Busy Busy Busy!

Sunday, January 14 2018

It's Official!

We made an offer on the house, had the inspection and began the paperwork frenzy. We close on February 2nd! The inspection went really well. No major problems were found. Just minor nit-pick items and simple sub $100 fixes that we can handle ourselves. In fact the Inspector said it was the best  […]

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Wednesday, January 10 2018

Busy... Busy... Busy... Again

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For the past couple of weeks we've been in Georgia visiting family for the holidays. We've also been house hunting. We found a house we like now we're just dealing with loan officers and real estate agents. Unfortunately they all seem to be in no hurry to do anything. We put in calls but get no  […]

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Wednesday, November 29 2017

Onwards and Upwards

We've got some good news coming our way real soon. It's going to enable us to build a new home. We've been doing research on Steel Buildings and land in the local area. It's very possible we can pull it off. We've been busy planning and designing our "dream home" Lot's of back and forth,  […]

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