Two weeks ago I had some 50 year-old windows replaced. I finally got the window treatments put up, so I thought I’d share some pics.
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What a difference a year makes. In early March 2012, temperatures in Madison were in the mid 60’s. This year I’ve got snow piles at the end of my driveway that are over 60 inches tall.
I suppose there’s a kind of balance in there somewhere.
Over the weekend I finally painted the front of my garage. It’s still a piece of junk, but at least it matches the house (from the street).
That’s another finished item off the home improvement list, another dozen or so to go.
Ever since I bought my house two years ago, the exterior has needed painting. That finally happened today. The ugly, worn-off, beige color is gone. Yay!
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Sometimes, you even see wildlife in the house.
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Yes, it’s an exciting life I lead.
Finally got my kitchen window frames painted today.
Yesterday I had another new home owner’s experience. I bought a roof rake and cleared the snow from the bottom portion of my roof.
Continue reading Roof rake? Check.
Here’s what my block looked like after the blizzard hit Madison (yesterday and today).
Continue reading Blizzard aftermath
One of the things I was a little concerned about when I bought my house last March, was the fact that I’d have to do yard work.
Since I moved away from my parent’s house many years ago, I’ve been living in apartments and condominiums where all that was done for me. But the idea of sharing walls with other people (especially bad neighbors) was something I was growing pretty tired of. That was actually one of the major reasons I moved last spring.
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Last week I took some time off to paint my kitchen. Which means… the kitchen remodel is complete! Remember how it looked before?
I thought the orange paint would go well with the cabinets and floor, plus there are some orange specs in the counter top.
Continue reading Kitchen remodel: after