Pick your battles wisely

When you find a home that you want to buy, it’s important to pick your battles when it comes to home repairs. While it certainly would be nice for the seller to fix every single home inspection issue before you put your money down, there are only so many repairs sellers are willing to commit… Read more Pick your battles wisely

New TV and HVAC

My very old television set took a tumble last weekend. I don’t know what happened, but it somehow fell off the wall. I guess I must have installed the wall anchor incorrectly. Either way, I had to replace the tv. So. the other day I drove down to the local electronics store. While I was… Read more New TV and HVAC

Cleaning out the ductwork

I have been noticing lately that there is a particularly odd smell coming from my bathroom. It smells kind of like a mold colony! So, the other afternoon I went in there armed with some bleach, in addition to other cleaning supplies. I scrubbed for several hours, but the smell would not go away. I… Read more Cleaning out the ductwork

Turn on AC after work

It was the midst of the Wintertime season, however it has been a really mild one in our area… It’s not legitimately a bad thing, as we saved a lot of money on our furnace bills. The one thing that makes it terrible, however, is that our lawn still grows! Usually the lawn will stop… Read more Turn on AC after work

Bathroom air ducts

Last weekend, my spouse held a chili cook off… She invited a few of her woman friends, and they each made a batch of chili. My spouse has been doing this every year, for the past nine years or so… It has become a tradition in our family… Every year, someone else hosts the chili… Read more Bathroom air ducts

My thermostat is broken

For the third day in a row, my kids have been out of school. The snow has been falling for practically a week, as well as the ground is covered in many feet of pale white powder. There has not been any school since the beginning of the week, as well as the kids are… Read more My thermostat is broken

The outdoor air compressor

My kid wanted to have her friends over for her birthday. She was turning 14 years old, and she wanted to have a few friends over for the entire weekend. Her friends brought their ATVs along, so they could all go 4 wheeling in the forest area. There are 12 acres of forest land behind… Read more The outdoor air compressor