When I started my YouTube channel back in 2019, I had grand plans:I can't wait to show the world our DIY live-in flip! Mindy and I will take movies of our work and then show the world what we're doing on YouTube. I'll publish at least once a month!-enthusiastic and silly meAnd then the world went to hell. It's been almost 2 years since I've published a video.But, … [Read more...] about New Video: DIY Update!
Eyes bigger than stomach: describes a situation where someone takes more food than they can eatLife has been pretty busy over here at Rancho 1500. When the girls go back to school, I flip the switch back to Full Throttle Home Improvement Mode. The tools come out of summer slumber and I start building again.Mindy and I have owned our current home for slightly over two … [Read more...] about Live-In Flip Update: Eyes Bigger Than Stomach
Last September, Mindy and I bought another home. It smelled like cigarettes, had colorful toilets, loads of wallpaper, dark wood, gold fixtures everywhere, and an unfinished basement.This was a home only a flipper could love. Just my style. We moved in and quickly went to work.The 33 Hour BathroomI don't like projects that drag on. Once I start working on … [Read more...] about The 33 Hour Bathroom Remodel
We're BIG do-it-yourselfers. I love to look at a dated home and imagine the possibilities.Give me your teal toilets.Show me your brown bathtubs.Let me tear out your 1970s decor.I shall make it beautiful.The sense of accomplishment I get from doing the work is incredible.The home we just completed in Colorado was our biggest effort. Here is the before … [Read more...] about The Why Of DIY