Month: August 2002

One side of the eave completed with the new paint colors.  Also, some of the upper lap boards painted. Old paint removed from the northeast corner lap boards. Northeast corner lap boards and lower drip cap painted.
About a month prior, there was a leak in the ceiling near the corner.  Now, another leak appeared.  This time, it was right below where the sink is in the upstairs bathroom.  We called a plumber for the first leak, and after I saw how simple the job was, and how much he charged, I […]
Since I had a pretty good section of the peak cleaned of paint, I decided to try out all of the new paint colors to see how they were going to look once they were on the actual house parts.  The first color to go on was the vanilla cream.  This color will be going […]
In order to get ready for the new paint, the old paint needs to be removed.  Up near the top of the peak, there were 2 holes.  I’m guessing that they were where the electrical service entered before the new breaker box was added. A little bit of Bondo and some sanding and no more […]
This corner appears to have been damaged by the movement of the old cement stoop over the years. Looks like there were some previous attempts at some quick fixes. There’s a lot of gap at this corner.  It looks like a lot of moisture has been getting in here so there’s probably a lot more […]
After looking at the dark blue paint that we initially chose to replace the the smurf blue for a few weeks, we decided we didn’t really like it that much.  So, after going through stacks of paint chips, we decided to do away with the blue entirely, and go with a completely different color.  We […]
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