Friday, May 4, 2018

Laminate Floor

As I promised, I am starting to share our remodeling journey.
The day we signed the papers and got the key of our new home,
we immediately went over and started to remove the old carpet.

before (listing photo)
I had exactly 4 days before our container arrived, to remove ALL the carpet in the home and replace it with new flooring.
I had to get the floor done before we could move our furniture in.

before (listing photo)

To say that this was a stressful process is an

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Florida Life

You know the saying "when life gives you lemons, 
make lemonade"...

well, lots of lemonade over here lately.
For the last 6 months we have been enjoying our new 
South Florida life.
That's right.

In November we sold our Nashville home 

and moved 1000 miles south and migrated to warmer weather.
We ended up buying a home down here that needed a major, MAJOR facelift.

I have done floors, lighting, electrical, plumbing, bathrooms and finishing up the kitchen.
I am beyond exhausted.

I will be sharing soon all that I was able to do.
For now, 
here a sneak peak of our home.

Stay Frugal,

Friday, July 14, 2017

How to repair hardwood floor. A Beginners' guide.

Oh the joys to be a homeowner! 

Ever tackled a project you thought you could possibly: 
A- not be able to finish 
B- turned out not so good 
C- all of the above. 

Well, I have done plenty of both, but somehow, most of the times, the end results have been quite surprising.
Or at least decent.
Lately I have been in fixing mode. 
Yes, fixing is a verb in the south ya'll.

We have been in this house for over 11 years. When we ripped the carpet, 
we uncovered the linoleum floor. 
And when we removed the linoleum floor we uncovered the hardwood...