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Entries for August, 2007

Working outside this summer

This is the way our house looked in 2001- about 2 months before we bought it. This is the way the house looks in August 2007.  We did the landscaping soon after we moved in, but the rest of the transformation took place this summer.   This project started late May, and the front is almost […]

Safety first- how to avoid the most common cause of death when starting a remodeling project.

This is also from the outline of my “book”: CHAPTER TWO: Safety first- how to avoid the most common cause of death when starting a remodeling project.  You may think the most important things to consider before starting a remodel project might be budget, downtime, planning, tools, design or implementation.  You would be wrong.  The […]

Why do it yourself?

This is from the outline of a “book” I’m working on:  CHAPTER ONE: Why do it yourself? Here’s what happens when you contract out your kitchen remodel:  Five sweaty men who don’t speak English show up at 6:00 AM, walk into your house and take a fire ax and sledge hammer to your kitchen- tear down […]

  
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