Category Archives: DIY deadlines

Beware of DIY Project Deadlines

When a neighbor asked me how long she should schedule to remodel her bathroom before a family party I was quick to respond “as long as it takes.” I’ve learned that a carved in stone deadline (like an anniversary) is … Continue reading

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Bonus Storage Space – The Attic

Listen to anyone who has moved from one house to another and they sound like born again zealots preaching that they will never again accumulate stuff they don’t need or want.  We’re guilty of being in that crowd despite our … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything with a DIY Project

When a neighbor asked me how long she should schedule to remodel her bathroom before a family party I was quick to respond “as long as it takes.” I’ve learned that a carved in stone deadline (like an anniversary) is … Continue reading

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Thoughts for a Wannabe Fixer Upper

Not everyone is cut out to be a fixer upper. I think it requires certain personality traits and skills that few people possess. To begin with you have to be extremely well organized and able to work within a timeframe … Continue reading

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Bonus Storage Space – The Attic

Listen to anyone who has moved from one house to another and they sound like born again zealots preaching that they will never again accumulate stuff they don’t need or want.  We’re guilty of being in that crowd despite our … Continue reading

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