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Renovations Day 6

Renovations Day 6

Today was a major cleaning day. Since the tile and grout cleaner rental from Home Depot didn’t work last night, we decided to just buy a floor cleaner. Renting the machine was $70/day, so buying a wet/dry vac for $160 didn’t seem like a bad […]

Renovations Day 5

Renovations Day 5

Big day today! Having the whole day to work on the house and my parents here to help means we got so much done. Plus the plumbers finished up the drywall before we even got there this morning, so that job is officially done. We […]

Renovations Day 4

Renovations Day 4

Happy Friday! The plumbers came to finish up the drywall today, and they were still there when I arrived at 6pm. They should finish up tomorrow, which gets us closer to being back on the original schedule. — Josh and I met at the house […]

Renovations Day 3

Renovations Day 3

Not much to say about today, but sometimes a break from everything happening is nice. The rain and storms continued into late last night, so the air was still too wet for the plumbers to replace our drywall. I got my day off from the […]

Renovations Day 2

Renovations Day 2

Renovations – Day 2 Today was supposed to be relatively low key but was full of some surprising ups and downs. Plumbing was the theme! Our new house was built in 1996 and has polybutylene pipes. Even though there were no leaks or signs of […]

Renovations Day 1

Renovations Day 1

  We closed on our new house yesterday! Today was the first of 2 weeks’ worth of professional renovations likely followed by many DIY projects. Today I met with: EMC Security Mayday Pest Control Home Depot EMC Security was very easy. I showed my extreme […]