In fun news, we're considering our many options on how we want to refinish our antique heart pine floors!However, this is not an easy decision, and not one to be taken lightly. We're fortunate in our new home to have beautiful 110 year "random width" heart pine throughout all three...
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The past week we've violently oscillated between outright angst over work being done on our house and utter exhaustion from the work we're doing. The work on our house's HVAC and plumbing repairs has been progressing, and we've been trying to stay ahead of the contractors with our responsibilities.Since the...
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Well, we certainly can't claim to complete any house projects at world record speed, whether it's a 12+ year renovation of our 15' wide townhouse, or even completing our master bathroom renovation in less than five years. But when outsourcing work, I thought we could count on hired pros to...
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July 2, 1779, a 22 year old Frenchman by the name of Johannes (Jean) Claudius Schledorn enrolls in the legion of Lauzun and engages as a light horse soldier in Lauzun's 1st squad of Hussars. The adventure and duty that follows brings the calvary soldier to North America to fight with...
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Historic home renovation of any sort is a delicate balance between old and new. Whether you're patching a hole in a 100 plus year old plaster wall or looking for period hardware or accessories that are both functional and appropriate in an old home, you have to weigh the character...
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Much like War and Peace, Gone with the Wind, or The Academy Awards, our bathroom renovation is running long. As the years have progressed and our patience runs thin, the bathroom has slowly progressed. Rather than drawing comparisons to various epically lengthy novels or movies, let's instead use The Little...
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