7 Signs That You’re Buying a Money Pit

A house is not only your refuge from the world, it’s also an investment. The recent ups and downs in the housing market notwithstanding, in general your home is going to increase in value. This is especially true if you find ways to improve on the property while...

Chilled to the Bone

When I was 19, my dad took a sabbatical to the United Kingdom — he was a math professor and did collaborative research at a university in Leeds, England. Even though I was only there a few months, I take the fact that I actually lived there as some kind of indicator...

Windows Installed

Our Jeld-Wen windows are now completely installed. We purchased them through Stock Building Supply. We chose white frames to match the white trim we'll be using. We also went with a very plain window, no muntins or mullions. We even got rid of the transoms, except the...

Shingles and Window in the House

The windows and shingles were delivered last week. One more step to drying in the house. Brad says the 4-way should happen next week. There's a lot of work to do, so I suspect we'll have heavy action going on.