Ugh! This past weekend was a kick in the gonads. Yep, that about sums it up.What Wendy and I had hoped would be a super productive weekend turned into a bit of a bad situation that could've been an unmitigated disaster scenario. In the end we got very little of...
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Deferred maintenance is the pits. This is especially true when that deferred maintenance is needed on something you already hate and want to replace, but you've not gotten to that point in your project list. And deferred maintenance is the absolute worst when the fact you've deferred it, even on...
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If there's one thing to know about me as a homeowner, it's that I'm paranoid of water. My fear of water, or at least of water running rampant in our home, stems from what's been drilled into my head over the years. Water is the enemy of structure, and when...
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The life and responsibilities of a DIYer definitely do not end with working on new home projects. Maintenance and correction of home-related issues are equally if not more important in many instances, although not nearly as glamorous. This weekend was a particularly rude reminder of this simple yet often forgettable...
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As in most humid climates, the Washington, DC area is subject to rather unexpected but severe summer thunderstorms, and this week was no exception. Over the last few days we've had thunder, lightening, and driving rain pop up out of nowhere (well, nowhere if you're not checking the weather anyway)....
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