Posts on Remodeling and Home Improvement.
Shopping the House – searching your house for something that is laying around, taking up precious storage space, and that in its present unused state could maybe help finish (or maybe it even inspires) the current project. A double win actually because not only are you putting unused materials you already have to good use… BUT you actually decluttering ha! while you do it.
When you work in bathrooms, the occasion will arise when you will need and want to mount something into tile. A little intimidating perhaps, but really, with the right tools and a few tips – it can be pulled off pretty effortlessly.
To plug my power pack in, which again I needed for my landscape lighting, I had to install a new outlet. Going against specification somewhat, I mounted my pack indoors, in the small room that sits under our side porch. While I had previously called this room our mechanical room that really isn't a fair distinction. Our main breaker panel, as well as the command board for our security system, is installed here, but really the room is used for little more than storage. [Click to Read More]
I ultimately chose a system from Malibu , which is sold as far as I can tell exclusively at the Home Depot. Now, I know what you are thinking – while my Malibu system was very affordable, my buying decisions were actually based more on my wants, then on cost. Though again admittedly - my design scheme was still relatively simple and low frills. [Click to Read More]
Part of the problem with this brick, the weight of two porches, a roof and a 120 years pushing down on it - it had, for lack of a better word, sagged. Much of the mortar, likely of an inferior grade, had popped out and consequently some of the bricks themselves had compressed. [Click to Read More]