28 September 2013

I Asked This Old House

The new house has had me surfing the net to figure out things that handymen and contractors already know. The web has helped me create a beautiful mosaic house numbers over the transom and will help me refinish the floors on the main level (soon). Initially, I figured that in a year or two we'd either build a new or refurbish the existing front porch. Well, friends and visitors love the thing and there's really nothing wrong with it. So, maybe it just needs a bit of sprucing up; like a deep clean, a beautiful stain, and some protective varnish.

Watching this video on the This Old House website has outlined my next house project and probably saved my existing porch from the scrap heap: