Archive for July, 2017

Beach house #3 – Bath

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Josh and I started work right away – I was there screwing in some solar exterior lights less than an hour after signing the papers. Job #1: get a working bathroom in. With a bathroom we can wash up, shower, tackle all the other, nastier chores that we’d be getting into later on. We didn’t think […]

Beach house #2 – It ain’t so bad… right?

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

“Before” pictures from the listing and our various walkthroughs: Entrance. Windows look out onto water. Hardwood floors can be refinished. Newish coat closet; panelling can be painted over and it will look fine. Maybe the front door could be refinished to look retro-chic instead of just dated. I toss around the idea of putting stained glass […]

Beach house #1 – Intro

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Well, Josh and I went and started another grand adventure together this Spring. This time, it’s something I’ve wanted to do my entire life: a whole-house rehab. And when I say I’ve wanted to do this my entire life, I really do mean my entire life – in my family it’s been a running joke for as […]