My Mom purchased a small house down the street from us. It was in decent shape but needed some repairs and updates. In addition to electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and several cosmetic updates such as painting, tiling the bathroom floor, updating the shower, installing new flooring, painting kitchen cabinets, updating the fireplace, replacing doors, etc. we needed to patch several holes in the drywall.
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In 2001, we moved to Cullman, Alabama and renovated two houses (side by side built in the 1930s) in the historical part of town. We had a contractor renovate one of the houses for our family to live in. Neal (and I as his trusty assistant) renovated the second. Both houses were in rough condition. I was skeptical but Neal saw the potential.
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In this blog post, we will show you how to make cedar shutters. It is actually a fairly easy project and could be completed in a weekend or two (may have to paint the second weekend).
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Our porch has been an ongoing project for several years. In this post, I share the TOTAL transformation process, which includes links detailing each specific phase.
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Our patio porch has been an ongoing project for several years. In this post, I will share how we installed tile on our porch.
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