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Pool project #3: landscaping and the end result

Almost done… the front yard was barren after all the construction thoughtlessness.  At our own expense, we replanted a great deal of grass. We added a fence to the side of our house in order to extend the area in … Continue reading

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Garage project #3: last steps and finished product

Catch up on Post #1 (demo) and #2 (foundation and framing) By December, we were happy to see progress.  Some days were busy, others nobody arrived to work.  There was a general lack of communication we found very frustrating.  One … Continue reading

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Pool project #2

Catch up on post #1 if you missed it. Here we are at the end of October… our backyard was a bit of a war scene.  I was trying to get through the mud every other day to manually water … Continue reading

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Garage project #2: foundation and framing

Another one of our delays was that it kept raining! It needs to be dry for 3 days before the guys would come pour the foundation.  At this point, we were at the end of October, having started demo in … Continue reading

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Pool project #1: excavation and beyond

This is what our backyard looked like originally: You can see the orange chalk lines of where the pool was to be dug.  We began talking about this with our contractor in February. After much back and forth, we finally … Continue reading

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Garage project #1: moving day and demo

We are absolutely loving our new setup!  Benefit #1 – we can BOTH park in the garage! No more “could you move your car?” every day.  Benefit #2 – Mr. B works upstairs when he’s in town, leaving the house … Continue reading

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