Long Time Between Posts…

Wow, I hadn’t realized how long it’s been since I’ve written anything. The sad fact is that progress has been very slow over the summer. This is mostly due to having many other things on…

Grout…

So I’ve been trying to get to the grouting that needs to be done for the past few days. I’ve been very tired and knowing that the whole bathroom won’t be done before I go…

Overall Visible Progress!

Well, I’ve not written anything in while. This is partly due to progress being much slower than I would like – it’s also due to my being lazy and probably just taking on too much…

Basement Foundation

Just went to visit my cousin’s house. She’s in the process of fixing the basement of her 1903 (or something like that) house. So her house is a bit older than mine and has the…

Windows Installed

The windows I’ve bought have finally been completely installed. It was all finished on Monday. I’d had the upstairs windows and den window installed a couple of seeks ago but they weren’t completely sealed and…

Bathroom Update

It’s been a very long time since I’ve written anything. So much for the concept of having a blog helping me keep up with renovations. If I’m not writing anything it certainly isn’t much of…

Bathroom Taps All Ordered

Except for the shower I thought I’d already finished with this but it I screwed up on the taps for the bathtub. Two things actually went wrong there. First the distance between the water lines…

Ooops…

I was working on the side door with my Dad yesterday. Unfortunately neither of us noticed that the piece of wood that we were so carefully measuring to fit at the base of the door…

More Porch Railings!

Well, my father and I finally put up the last of the porch railings up. I thought that by the fourth one we’d be noticeable faster at it but I don’t think we were. Part…

Porch Railings

For whatever reason there are no railings for any of the porch or deck stairs at my house. I find this a very odd oversight as I’m sure that a) they are a code requirement…