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10 Ways To Improve Your Backyard

Your home’s backyard can be more than just a blank patch of grass — it can be a blank canvas where you can paint a masterpiece. There’s so much untapped potential just outside the walls of your home, and all it takes to realize that potential is the right idea. Whether your backyard becomes a […]

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Minimalism: Not Just for Grown Ups (A kid’s bedroom style guide)

When you’re decorating your child’s bedroom, it’s easy to get carried away. Stuffed animals, knickknacks, and toys seem to multiply overnight until your kid’s room is an untidy, cluttered mess. If this sounds like your problem, it might be time to become a minimalist. Minimalism is all about choosing the things you love over everything […]

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Finally Nearing the End

Of course the basement is still in progress however, we are finally nearing the end. These contractors are having to attend 3 or 4 other projects simultaneously so it is no wonder the progress of the construction is very slow. However, now that we have the flooring in, the walls and baseboards are primed, the […]

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The Ceilings are Being Put Up

The basement development saga continues, as it should. I am looking forward to when they are done with the whole project. However, there definitely has been progress and today they finally got to getting the ceilings up. As you can see they roughed in where they will put the pot lights. We will be having […]

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Two Weeks Left

I want to share the basement update. All of the walls pretty much have been sealed off since the electrical inspection passed thankfully and we are now really seeing how big the bathroom is going to be. That is the bathroom, and the sink, toilet and rest of the shower are in the garage. Either […]

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The Bathroom is Shaping Up

Today was the 3rd day that the basement guys were busy away, building our basement. So the walls in the rec room are pretty much up. The furnace and water tank now have its own area that is sealed off. Today, the guys were putting the walls up in the bathroom-to-be. We still have a […]

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