This (Tuesday) is the last day of a 4 day weekend and I had set huge goals for myself including (in order of easiest to completely ridiculous): Finish the tile backsplashes in both bathrooms Finish the tile backsplash in the kitchen Finish installing about 400 square feet of hardwood flooring Tile our entryway from the garage Tile the shower in our master … [Read more...] about Extreme Home Improvement Chaos
I had something almost worked up for today, but it didn't feel quite right. We have been working our butts off on the house, so there is little time for much else lately. It is all our fault though. A couple months ago, we successfully convinced all of our relatives to come to our house for the holidays. Score! Oh wait, there isn't flooring or doors in half of the rooms … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Ain’t got time for a rant
Starting on Friday, 4/18, I’m going to attempt to remodel my kitchen in 5 days. With some luck, beer and a lot of hard work, I’ll complete it by 4/22, end of day. Each evening, I’ll document my progress. Here is my final update, #5 (4/22/2014). I gave myself 5 days to complete my project. I got close, but didn't quite finish. The big hangup was scraping all of the old tile … [Read more...] about Kitchen Remodel: 5/5
Hi there, Mr. and Mrs. 1500 tag-teaming to ask today's question, Are you a do-it-yourselfer? (The oldest little 1500 is reading this over my shoulder and just announced "yourselfer" isn't a real word!) So last week, I had a total brain fart, and didn't even think about a question or posting until about 6:00 in the evening. So TWO weeks ago, I asked about Christmas presents, … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Are you a do-it-yourselfer?