Much to the chagrin of some people in my home, I’ve started another DIY project! Unlike the other DIY projects I’ve completed (yes, I’ve actually successfully completed some of my projects!) this one is being done in our home, NOT at the cabin. More details to follow!
Tag: Home renovations
Finally, the kitchen floor update! To cut right to the chase I will say that I put plywood plank floors in our kitchen. Yes, a plywood plank floor.And I have to say, they look and feel incredible. I started by stripping off all the existing flooring – the top layer of crappy looking laminate flooring and […]
I am up to my eyeballs involved in this ever-growing home renovation, home-improvement nightmare job that I’ve taken on and I have not taken the time to sit down at my desk to write anything about it. Yet. I have been taking many photos and once I get this job done, or even get to […]
I am pretty well exhausted after finishing off the front steps to the house so this will be an abbreviated post. Here are the stairs, in place. If you look carefully at them you will see that there is a third stringer in the middle of the stairs. This was a little improvement […]
Step Two of the front-porch steps rebuild process involved traveling out to Sunbury Cedar on River Road in Delta, BC to get the lumber. There is an interesting observation I have made in this front-porch steps rebuild project so far. Let me back up a minute to explain my observation. I recently bought a little […]
The first and most important step in any home renovation job is to go a Big Box Retailer and buy as many massive power tools as you can reasonably rationalize. That was exactly what I did this morning. I went to the local Home Depot and bought myself a cordless drill like device. Next up […]
I am psychologically and emotionally preparing myself for the job of replacing the stairs that lead to the front-door of our home. Although I have never done a job like this before, I’m thinking, how difficult could this be? Really how hard could it be to build a set of stairs? I was a master at Lego […]