Monthly Archives: December 2011

Getting wired!

Having to decide on all the electrical and cable locations before the room is built is quite challenging.  I found the decisions a little stressful. Too many “what ifs” and “where do you wants”! What if we decide to have … Continue reading

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Let there BEE light!

This weekend we visited Village Lighting in Lorain, OH to begin looking for the various light fixtures we need for the new rooms.  We thought we’d start with the dining room fixture and the wall sconces for the new master … Continue reading

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A door able.

I’m discovering that in the chaos of decisions that need to be made as we move through the project there are some things that have to be done in a certain order.  A critical decision in the kitchen design process is … Continue reading

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A place to keep the home fires burning!

I’m a big fan of fire.  Fireplace, campfire, woodstove, firepit, chiminea – if there’s an opportunity to build a fire, I’m the first in line to start it and the one watching the last embers; poking every bit of life … Continue reading

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When out on the roof there arose such a clatter….

No it wasn’t Santa coming to try out the new chimney – it was the roofers With the constant tap tap tap, and the Christmas carols playing on the radio outside, one could imagine that it was the sound of … Continue reading

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Sometimes you DO get what you want!

I was prepared to be disappointed in the progress we would make this week given the weather forecast and the miserable cold rain and wind on Monday. From the time they walked on site, I was impressed with the speed … Continue reading

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All Hands on Deck!

I know there will be many days when there is no discernible progress, but today is NOT one of those days. Over the past week the floor deck was put in over the foundation and the stage was set for … Continue reading

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