Underground Ethernet

Another spring project I am working on is resolving the internet access issues that have plagued the guest house. I have tried a variety of wifi range extenders that have worked with varying degrees of success, but all have been inconsistent. To permanently solve the problem, I am going to run underground ethernet cable from … Continue reading Underground Ethernet

ATV and Lawn Mower Shed

After adding a bathroom and a utility room to the guest house, I wanted to free up the garage slot next to the F250, currently occupied by the ATV and two riding mowers. I priced out purchasing a shed and having it professionally built, and found the prices to be too high to justify. Therefore, … Continue reading ATV and Lawn Mower Shed

Lake House Mailbox

The lake house didn’t have a mailbox, or any other way of receiving mail, so I installed one. The only challenge here was digging the hole, since the ground was still partially frozen here in Wisconsin. I used a gas-powered auger, plus warm water to melt the frozen ground. Once the hole was dug, I … Continue reading Lake House Mailbox

Lake House HVAC

Usually I try to keep posts on this blog fairly short, but this will be a longer one that covers an intense week of construction. When I first bought the lake house, one of the things I wanted to improve quickly was its ability to serve as a year-round house in Wisconsin. While it technically … Continue reading Lake House HVAC