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  • That was fast.  Our windows came in on Wednesday.  They are ALL installed now!  We could not be happier – there still is some trim to go back up, but they look and function great. […]

    New windows are in (old windows are out)

    That was fast.  Our windows came in on Wednesday.  They are ALL installed now!  We could not be happier – there still is some trim to go back up, but they look and function great. […]

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  • We’ve decided not to stain the oak floors – but the pine/hemlock wide-plant floors in the kitchen and the butler’s panty… maybe.  The three options (one is called “gunstock” – how cool is that?) are […]

    Ah ah ah ah… stain alive?

    We’ve decided not to stain the oak floors – but the pine/hemlock wide-plant floors in the kitchen and the butler’s panty… maybe.  The three options (one is called “gunstock” – how cool is that?) are […]

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  • French drains are in!  The basement can be checked off the list (and we can now have a normal, conforming, sellable-on-the-secondary-mortgage-backed-securities-market loan if we want). I can’t believe how well this turned out, even without […]

    Once in a lifetime; water flowing underground.

    French drains are in!  The basement can be checked off the list (and we can now have a normal, conforming, sellable-on-the-secondary-mortgage-backed-securities-market loan if we want). I can’t believe how well this turned out, even without […]

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  • We bought our house knowing that there was a basement water issue and have watched it rise and recede over the various visits for inspections and estimates.  Day 1 of home ownership?  French drains.  And […]

    French Drains for the (F’in) Water

    We bought our house knowing that there was a basement water issue and have watched it rise and recede over the various visits for inspections and estimates.  Day 1 of home ownership?  French drains.  And […]

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