Follow along with us as we renovate a 1962 split level in a little neighborhood called Northcrest.

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Windows round 2: The Windows Strike Back

Windows round 2: The Windows Strike Back

June 19, 2019

When we started the window shopping process we quickly realized they were going to be one of the most, if not the most, expensive house projects. This led us to approach the project in stages in order to avoid financing. The first stage of windows made a big difference so we were anxious to get … Read More

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I’m building a deck: Part 1

I’m building a deck: Part 1

May 29, 2019

Up to now, the majority of the posts on here are older projects I’m just now writing about. However, while I’m catching up on the old stuff, I figured I should start posting a new and ongoing project: The deck. A back deck is something we’ve wanted since we first bought the house. Our patio … Read More

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Den renovation: The bar

Den renovation: The bar

May 10, 2019

The “final” stage of our den renovation was the bar. A lot of houses in our neighborhood have unfortunately had their bars removed. I can see the appeal, but the bar is something we really wanted to keep. It’s a unique feature of the house, and it’s just fun to have a wet bar. The … Read More

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Den renovation: The floor and paint

Den renovation: The floor and paint

April 18, 2019

The next stage of our downstairs den renovation was the floor. Like everything else with this project, the floor is not something we planned on at the time. However, once we got the new drywall up that emphasized how terrible the floor looked so it had to be updated. When we originally moved in to … Read More

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Den renovation: The walls

Den renovation: The walls

April 7, 2019

Welcome back! I know it’s been forever since we’ve had a new blog post, but sometimes life just gets busy. This should be the beginning of many new blog posts though. We’ve done a lot of work to the house in the past few years, so now back to where we last left you! As … Read More

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Windows round 1.2

Windows round 1.2

March 25, 2013

There isn’t much to say about the window installation that wasn’t covered in the last post so I will just keep it short and show you some pictures. We are super happy with the outcome and we are looking forward to getting the rest of the windows replaced someday. I really like that screens cover … Read More

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