Incredible Transformation: Paint… Paint… Paint!

Wow! The last few days have definitely created the most dramatic change/WOW factor of the whole job. Yesterday morning things were looking nice, they were coming together, but it was still feeling like, you know, things were coming along one day at a time. Well, snap out of it
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Media Room Mud, Painting the Porch, Insulating Windows

All the sheetrock is hung, the rough-in plumbing complete, and we’re nearing the last few days of drywall before we start brightening everything up with some colorful paint and laying the floors. Dad has been trying to help out as much as he can with the paint and was priming the
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Starting to Paint/Heat in the Garage

Happy New Year’s everyone! What better way to kick off 2011 then by painting the first two rooms in our new house! Check it out! With a shiny fresh coat of white primer. I’ll have to give the credit to my father who was up bright and early at 5:30 AM January 1st so
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Designers Block… What a Difference 2 Days Makes

So I had planned to write a very enthusiastic, holy poo-digity is the house ever looking abso-tutely spanktastic, but I started working on a website tonight and got in the darned worst designers block (that’s when you stare at the screen forever trying to come up with
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First Major Snowstorm, More Mud, Speaker Terminals

We had our first major snowstorm of the year and I was right out in the middle of it so that I could enjoy the Monday morning after Christmas with the Michaud boys.  I must be awful dedicated… more like obsessed with this whole house project, because normally when the weather is
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We Be Muddin

The garage is mostly finished, the house warm and somewhat dried out, and the walls ready for some drywall. This week marks the start of the next big step forward with our house as Jerry cracks open the 5 gallon buckets of drywall and starts mudding his way around my bedroom and
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Garage and AV Rack

I decided something tonight… I absolutely despise my father’s new hobby of watching Sunday night football. Thankfully he went skiing today, within the next 30 min (time for food to hit the ole belly) he’ll be passed out on the couch and I can sneak in and turn off the
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Warm Concrete and Nearly Finished Garage

Hey there folks, Not to worry, I haven’t forgotten about you, this blog, or documenting my awesome project. Just had an overwhelming amount of distractions, real-life responsibilities, and overall not so fun stuff to keep me from writing.  What might you say? Let’s
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