I am almost caught up with the house renovations posts, and I’ll update y’all on the newest issues. More electrical problems and a new dishwasher! We finally got a small break in the heat and I was able to almost complete one of my projects. So I will have an update on that. I also… Continue reading Things To Come
When we bought the house we had planned on updating all the appliances in the kitchen. They were all a bit older but in working condition so it wasn’t a top priority. As a person that likes to bake and cook, having an oven that works properly at the right temperatures is pretty crucial. We… Continue reading New Stove
This page contains affiliate links, which means that at no cost to you, should you click the image links to make a purchase, I may get paid. Buying a home comes with the realization that you need a multitude of tools for repairs, odd jobs, and landscaping. Unless of course you plan on hiring someone… Continue reading Tools for our new home!
The next step in our renovations was flooring. We really wanted to replace the flooring throughout the entire house, but that was well over budget. So we decided on replacing the two main living areas, and the hallways. I got quotes from several flooring stores, and a few handymen. We finally chose a store to… Continue reading Renovations – Flooring
As you can see on the Home Reno page, I tackled painting after getting the water heater replaced. I was also painting while dealing with the electrical issues! I painted for the month before we moved in. And continued to paint after we moved in! To this day all the painting still isn’t finished. We… Continue reading Continuing Renovations
When we bought our house we knew from the home inspection that we need a couple electrical things done. A GFCI outlet was needed in the garage, the main panel needed to be relabeled and there was a wire exposed in the attic. Within the first few weeks of owning the house, I had that… Continue reading Electrical Work
When we closed on our house in February, we had a list of things we wanted to accomplish before we moved in. That list added to the list of improvements suggested by the home inspector, made a 3 page “hunny do list”. With my husband working 6 days a week, I became the contractor! A… Continue reading The start of renovations
Believe it or not, our home buying process was almost two years long! We started with one man who bought and sold houses on his own. He had helped a co-worker of my husbands, and they had no issues with him. So we took a chance. Since he didn’t have any homes currently in the… Continue reading Buying our first Home