Exploring the woods, spreading hay, and trimming trees

Exploring the woods, spreading hay, and trimming trees

Becca and I had a lot of fun exploring our woods today. We are still trying to get our suburbia minds around the size of our property, and so we didn’t wander too far in. We found lots of trash (thanks previous owners…), what looks like it might be a water...
Bathroom demolition, part 2

Bathroom demolition, part 2

I’ve been working on tearing apart our master bath. Today my father-in-law helped me tear out the walls. They were awful. The bathroom was sheetrocked. At some point it was renovated but instead of removing the sheetrock, they just layered cement board on top....
Bathroom demolition

Bathroom demolition

The bathrooms in our new house are pretty gross. Water damage, odors, mixed materials from renovations over the years… We decided to just rip nearly everything out and start fresh. We took out the toilets, sinks, vanities, some of the flooring, and some of the...
Fixing the shed door

Fixing the shed door

We have a large shed, about 24′ x 40′ (960 square feet). It has big doors hanging from trolleys, maybe 15′ tall. Three of the doors are bolted closed, and sadly the fourth door was hanging from a single trolley so we couldn’t shut it. We bought...
Bye-bye carpet

Bye-bye carpet

We spent most of the day ripping out the old carpet and scraping off as much of the pad as we could. It was, to be blunt, a disgusting job. We ended up hauling 1160 pounds of junk to the dump, and we still have more to haul. Yikes! At least we found some wood under...