Category: diy

Washy Washy

Washy Washy

About a month ago, our 16-year-old Kenmore Elite HE3t washing machine had a little mental breakdown. It just refused to finish a cycle without having to be stopped and restarted multiple times. Since I have a life, and can’t babysit a washing machine all day, […]

Who’ll Stop The Rain?  Me, That’s Who!

Who’ll Stop The Rain? Me, That’s Who!

When we bought our home over a decade ago, we noticed that there were a couple of discolored areas on the kitchen and laundry room ceilings, where the laundry room joins the rest of the house. We figured that they were due to an old […]

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project:  The Finale

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project: The Finale

My new coat closet is finally complete. All the final trim painting and touch-up work is done, and the coat hooks and tool storage are installed. I installed a pegboard along the back wall for hanging tools. All our chargers for the tools are below […]

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project:  Before and After

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project: Before and After

It snowed this morning, which means that the yard tidying that I had planned will have to wait. So instead, I will finish up a few odds and ends involving our new coat closet. I plan to install some thin trim around the junction box […]

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project:  Finally Done!  Can You Believe It?

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project: Finally Done! Can You Believe It?

I spent the last day of my vacation busily finishing up the odds and ends of The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project. It took me most of the day Friday and part of Saturday morning to get the trim installed. The two inside walls were […]

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project:  Color

The Great Coat Closet Remodel Project: Color

Yesterday morning, we had severe storms move through our area. I was awakened by tornado sirens going off at 7:00 am. Shortly thereafter, the power was knocked out. We were without power for over 14 hours, but luckily sustained no other damage. Since we had […]