When we purchased our house, the walls were covered in 100-year-old plaster instead of gyproc (also known as drywall). We stripped the plaster off of every wall (like this) and hung new drywall/gyproc.
We finished stripping the old plaster off a long time ago, but putting up 120 sheets of drywall has taken almost a year.
About a year ago, we tore our kitchen apart during our home renovation, and we still haven’t put it back together yet.
We haven’t installed kitchen counters, a kitchen sink, or kitchen cabinets. As a result, we’re still washing dishes upstairs in the bathroom sink. It has been going on for so long now that it’s [...]
Today is the first day of Spring here on Prince Edward Island. The Montague river has almost completely thawed, and we are starting to notice significant changes here on our property.
In February, we knew there was a picnic table buried somewhere under the snow.
But now, in mid-March, the picnic table has been revealed.
Pretty soon we’ll [...]
Cameron was already asleep upstairs, so it was definitely my duty to shut the house down for the evening. Specifically, this included making sure the woodstove was full to ensure a nice, long, overnight burn.
The woodstove was two-thirds full; it needed another log or two to be added to the stove before I could leave [...]
Picking paint colors is the most exciting part of home renovation, especially when your home renovation has taken a room through many stages of craziness.
The act of applying the first coat of colorful paint to a completely white-walled house is like a young couple seeing each other for the first time on prom night.
All the [...]