Our Journal

Shower Remodel

On Monday of this week we started a 36″ * 36″ shower remodel. It had been there for quite a while and was due to be replaced. It was a classic design; 4″*4″ tiles on a plastic floorstone base. As you can see the base had lost it’s…luster (quite some time ago). Anyhow by lunch […]

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Quick Tub Conversion

Last week we did a quick tub/shower conversion. We removed the existing tub/shower combo and replaced it with a walk in shower, a Moen faucet with a hand held sprayer and a few grab bars. The whole process only took about 2 days. We in stalled a fiberglass interlocking unit. Not my favorite type to […]

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Hall bath Over Haul (Major Home Project Part 2)

This was a small aspect of a much larger job (see previous post). Here were just changing out the old vanity and vanity base with new, as with the faucet. We were also adding some mini-can lights. Below is the original vanity, cabinet, and faucet. You cant see the lights but they were the classic […]

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A Major Home Project

One of our recent jobs was of a fairly substantial size. The homeowner wanted their master bathroom shower replaced, a new tile floor installed, new lighting, new vanity and cabinetry, new hardware, towel bars, paper holders installed and all new faucets in the bathroom and shower area. They also wanted their original dark brown stained […]

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A new Fence

A fence can do a lot for a yard. In this case it not only adds to the look of the home but hides the eye-sore of neighbors who don’t take care of their yard. For the fence we used a standard vinyl fence (available at any home building center). We set the vinyl posts […]

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Counter Top Repair

We recently did a small counter top repair. The back splash had started to pull away from the wall. There are two types of back splashes for laminate tops; attached (where the laminate is rolled and the top and back-splashes are one piece) and detached – where the back-splash is set on the top (glued […]

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A new front door

Entry doors take a lot of abuse, from people and the weather. This door took a lot of abuse form the weather. there was substantial rot (as the photos above show). The majority of the damage was around the brick-molding and near the bottom of the door jambs. Those are the most common areas for […]

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Vents for a Retirement Community

A few weeks ago we wrapped up another project at St. Leonard’s. We were installing direct vents to the outside of the building, for residents who had dryers installed in their units. A couple of these were easy to reach (1st floor), but most of them were on the 2nd and 3rd floor. we had […]

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What one nail can do

We recently had the opportunity to fix a rather odd “oops”. The customer called and said they had a hole in their bathroom wall. When we went out they did have a rather large hole in the wall (somewhat out of place for areas that could receive blunt force to cause a hole). Turns out […]

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Bath Fan Replacement

As times have gotten a little tight when it comes to the pocket books of people, some of our jobs have turned very small. Recently a customer we have previously done work for asked us to change out her bath ceiling fan. A small job only taking a few hours. Actually we spent about the […]

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