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Life, the Remodel, and Everything…

We’ve had a couple of relatively minor setbacks over the last two months. Back at the beginning of March we went to pick up some stuff from our storage unit in Galt (about 30 minutes south of Sacramento). I noticed … Continue reading

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Remodel update

I’ve been pretty busy at work and home since Christmas, and I can’t find the USB cable for our camera. Both things have kept me from blogging as much as I would like, especially regarding our remodel. But a few … Continue reading

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Bathroom plumbing, again

Our plumber finally made it back out to our project today. (The last time he was on-site was before Christmas.) Unfortunately it’s been raining here for several days, and there’s a pretty big puddle in the crawlspace right where the … Continue reading

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Christmas break

I’ve got a week and a half off for Christmas, and one can only socialize so much. We’ll be spending considerable time working on our remodel, of course. Speaking of the remodeling project, I noticed that I haven’t post much … Continue reading

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Kitchen faucet’s outta here!

We got our faucet out of the kitchen finally. The guys are plugging the hot- and cold water and sewer lines right now. We’ll cover it up and I’ll post some pictures when we’re all finished. Posted via Jott Pictures … Continue reading

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Insulation, drywall and HEAT!

Insulation was installed on Wednesday. Wow, what a difference! It’s quiet, and the temperature in the house is much more stable. (Not so cold in the morning nor hot in the afternoon.) I thought they were only going to do … Continue reading

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We passed!

We passed frame inspection! Woo hoo! Lots of things are going to happen pretty quickly, now. Insulation goes in tomorrow (Wed). Drywall starts Thursday. Our plumber and HVAC people are also scheduled to be on-site Thursday to hook up the … Continue reading

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Rainwater collection

I’m already reaping the benefits of houseblogs.net. One of the other families mentioned in the WSJ article referenced the story, so I decided to check their blog — Their tagline is “Humphrey House – Transforming an Arts and Crafts Bungalow … Continue reading

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Remodel update, week 24

I’ve been busy working on the wiring lately, so I haven’t posted anything for a while. This turned out to be a good thing, because Don and J Moreno read my last post and hadn’t seen anything new on the … Continue reading

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Roof sheathing finished, new water heater

Barb and I spent most of Sunday sheathing the roof with Jimmy and Jay, a couple of the guys on the framing crew. We were too busy for photos at the time, but I got a few pictures of the … Continue reading

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