Over the past few weeks, I knocked out a variety of small projects at the lake house. I brought in some professional plumbers to resolve some water pressure and drainage issues in the basement that were affecting the dish washer and downstairs kitchen sink. While there, I had them install a hose faucet, since the … Continue reading Lake House Plumbing and Ducting Updates
When I originally plumbed the guest house utility room, I left all of the pipes exposed for easy access. Now that it’s been in service for almost a year and a half, I wanted to cover some of the pipes for cosmetic purposes, but still retain access to them in an emergency. In order to … Continue reading Guest House Plumbing Cover
This morning, I drove out to the lake house and took delivery of the washer / dryer unit. It fits in the space really nicely, and is exactly the right size for the small loads of laundry we’ll have at the lake house. Continue reading Lake House Laundry Installed
In the midst of all of my larger projects, I always maintain a list on Basecamp of smaller projects that need doing at both the main house and the lake house. Sometimes I find myself with a weekend that, due to other plans or weather, doesn’t allow me to work on a big project. When … Continue reading Minor Spring Projects
One of the last appliances that I needed to buy for the lake house was a washer dryer. It will primarily be used for swim suits and towels, since we don’t keep a ton of clothes at the lake house, but it is still very nice to have. Space is absolutely an issue, since the … Continue reading Lake House Washer/Dryer
This past weekend, I fully finished the lake house bathroom! I installed the shower doors, lighting, and finished some final clean up. The shower door was pretty quick to install, and turned out really well. The before and after is pretty striking. I’m very proud of how this turned out! Continue reading Lake House Bathroom Before and After
This past weekend, I made a huge push to get the lake house bathroom close to done. I’m getting minor surgery to fix a hernia next week, and will be out of commission for several weeks after that, so I wanted to get the majority of the work for this project done. I finished painting, … Continue reading Lake House Bathroom: Almost Finished!