Organization

Brooke here.

I’ve been making a list of our projects during the time the Disasterhouse blog was dormant. This… Guys, this is a long list! And I’ve got photos for most of it. Why? Well, this blog for one, but we’re also aiming towards getting the house appraised and Yeah but you should have seen it before! has quite a bit of mental sticking power, even if the appraiser is only supposed to take into account the current condition of the house.

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The Foundation (Part I)

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Brooke here. Let’s start tackling the foundation posts, shall we? There’ll be a few of these, since our house was sinking and it’s been an 18-month project to get it back out of the swamp.

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The Warning Signs were there

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Brooke here.

This week’s post was supposed to be about the pollinator garden, but it’s nasty and overcast and I can’t get good photos. Fortunately, I remembered I was keeping a Livejournal when we bought this house. I went back and reread the entries when we were going through the purchase and…and…

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Precarious Death Stairs, Revisited.

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Brooke here. This isn’t the first post I wanted to put up on the rebooted blog. There is so so so much that needs to be discussed. Like how the washer had a slow leak and it black molded-up the new basement, or how we got the foundation repaired, or how we finally got the pool up and running but then a giant tree smashed it, or how we acquired Puppy….but if we don’t get started, nothing will get done. Good rule of home improvement, that.

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