Remodeling Projects

Remodeling Projects. The process of doing a home remodel. The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Let There Be Light…In the Laundry Room

So I’ve lived here for three+ years wishing the laundry room had more light.  What was it’s problem? This!…This was it’s problem. Why you ask? Well the laundry room is a substantial sized room in our house. It...

Christmas Door Remodel

April is ambitious when it comes to projects. I have had a small hole in a ceiling for almost 3 years that I can’t seem to find the time to patch. But April wouldn’t even see that as a project. (Notice the door behind the cute...

2011 END???

Where did this year go? Looking around at all the other blogs on the internet I just figured out that it’s the end of the year! So this morning I’ve been looking around here at Home Hinges and I am shocked.  We managed to...

Trim Gnomes

Wednesday night I came home from work to find two trim gnomes working on my house. They had removed some unsightly trim that I had hacked into place and were making my efforts beautiful. The picture quality isn’t great because...

Miracle: Dishwasher

The other night I made dinner. That should be a miracle in itself because 1) I don’t cook, & 2) It has been forever since we had a kitchen in which to cook. Of course, my “making dinner” was more like making...

Bungalow Kitchen: appliances and running water

We’ve been moving in. With help from April, organization stores, the plumbing section of Lowe’s, and a holiday, we’ve been moving into our nearly finished kitchen. April helped to maneuver the stove and fridge into...

Bungalow Kitchen: Grouting

As I mentioned, April and Robear came over to help grout the slate floors this past weekend. Grouting is a lot like tiling, except rather than smear mud on the floor and then heft stones upon the mud, one simply squishes mud in between...

Bungalow Kitchen: Crown

This week has been exciting! Andy, our cabinet installer, returned to put up the last three cupboards and to add the finishing detail to the cabinets. The hold up had been a mis-communicated spacer which needed a full box built. He...