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Remodel, Part 25: New Office

Whew… if you recall from Remodel, Part 24: Phase 1 Done, Phase 2 Starting the living room looked like this:

Well, Frank came and painted… The color is Sherwin Williams Borscht. If your monitor isn’t showing a dark cranberry color then you’re not seeing my new office in the right color… Ohhhhhh… I . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 25: New Office

Remodel, Part 24: Phase 1 Done, Phase 2 Starting

WHEW! It’s been nearly two-and-a-half months, but our remodel Phase 1 is now D-O-N-E! Well, Super Brad came and collected the balance due, so it must be done. This isn’t from tonight… but I HAVE to post it, right??!?!?

Oh, Hi, Brent! I caught you working… Brad’s hiding and you’re working… NOW you . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 24: Phase 1 Done, Phase 2 Starting

Remodel, Part 23: Trap and Range

If you recall from New Kitchen, Part 12: Fixing the Idiot’s Mistakes, Matt is the plumber who repaired the leaking drain that caused the mold which started our remodel. Well, Matt came back… guess what?!?!?

He put in the gas line for my new range.

Then he changed the “P trap” he . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 23: Trap and Range

Remodel, Part 22: Sink and Backsplash

Sorry for the delay since my last Remodel post… I didn’t realize it had been over 10 days! Ooops! Last week was a very difficult week. The electrical sub-contractor argued with me two days in a row. Of course he waits to do it when none of my heroes are around to stop him. . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 22: Sink and Backsplash

Remodel, Part 21: Countertops Installed

Remember my New Kitchen, Part 4: Cabinets and Countertop… Well, my waiting is over… YAHOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Our countertops have been installed!!!!

Before countertop installation:

After countertop installation: (Mixer is there so we could make sure there is enough room for it under the light rail. Also sorry for the distortion, I used a wider . . . → Read More: Remodel, Part 21: Countertops Installed

New Kitchen, Part 19: Honey What?

When you hear “Honey Bucket” what do you think?

Most of the world thinks this…

But, here in Oregon…

…this is what we think…

Not so bad, right? Actually, since we haven’t had a toilet on the main floor of our house for three-and-a-half weeks, we’ve had a Honey Bucket in . . . → Read More: New Kitchen, Part 19: Honey What?