• Phase 5: Combo and Lath

    Tankless Water Heaters are Awesome…

    Mike likes to work a lot like a computer processor. He works on one task then goes to another before completing the first, then another before completing the second, maybe a fourth before completing the third, then eventually makes his way back to the first one, works a little bit on it then goes to another one – never really finishing any of them. He says he has to work this way to minimize his trips to one of the big box stores. I think he works this way because he can’t decide which project he wants done first. The last few weeks Mike has been lucky to have a…

  • Phase 5: Combo and Lath

    How to lath your house…

    On November 5th we passed pre-wrap and that night Mike and I boarded a plane to the Dominican Republic. For an entire week neither of us thought about our house. It was heaven. Well, mostly. Funny thing is, even when we are on vacation we can’t escape a diy project. That’s Mike fishing my wedding band from the bathroom sink we dismantled, then put back in place. So gross. We booked this trip back in February, way before we began this crazy path to self destruction addition.  I’m glad we did, because neither one of us would have planned this trip after we started our project. It felt soooo good to sleep in…