When you're sad and frustrated that no substantial progress is being made on your enormous house renovation project, focus instead on the appearance of progress. After all, appearances are what's important. I've been re-watching Better Off Ted, and this quote seemed appropriate. The last item on our renovation to-do list is replacing the siding, so … Continue reading PAINT!
When I told my dad we found an amazing house (albeit in need of some work) he was very supportive and confident we could do many repairs ourselves. He offered his help on anything and everything we needed. I told him the roof had to be replaced, but he was not concerned: we'd all repaired … Continue reading The Roof.
Built in 1870 for the Superintendent of the New York Milk Company (later known as the Borden Milk Company), the house is a dream come true. Sure, it's lacking walls, has no running water or electricity, and urgently needed a new roof when we purchased it in January, 2019. But look at it! It is … Continue reading The House