As I write this Alex is currently sputtering with rage, pacing anxiously, muttering obscenities, and generally having a nervous breakdown. Typically this is my role in our renovation adventures as well as our relationship, it's a rare occasion when the tables are turned and I get to witness his meltdown...
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One of the critical elements of a great renovation, or at least an amateur DIY renovation that can look very professional, is the proper choice in lighting. Gone are the days of a single light fixture hanging in the center of the room to provide all of your down lighting, task...
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"The entire second floor rear section of your house is being held up by two 2x4s...and it's going to cost $30k to fix it." This is an example of something you don't ever want to hear from a home inspector when referring to the property you and your significant other have...
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Our last Toolbox Tuesday Thursday covered a handy little helper for stripping the sheath off of Romex. Several commenters mentioned they had some electrical projects that were upcoming and that this tool would come in handy. Their comments got me thinking, "what are the main must have tools for electrical work?"...
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Over the last week, as a dome of heat swallowed much of the country, I couldn't help but think that Nelly got it right with his song "Hot in Herre." In Alexandria, with the temperature topping out at 105°, and a heat index approaching 120°, you can imagine my joy...
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