Category: North

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 […]
Adding the detail.  We chose a darker color of purple to replace the lighter shade the previous owners used. Left side, completed. Close up of the detail.
Our original plan was to keep the same blue/cream/purple color combination that the previous owners had chosen.  But, after some thought, we decided we weren’t completely happy with that choice of colors and decided to try out a different color of blue.  We kept the cream color for the trim, but wanted something more “bold” […]
With winter quickly approaching, we decided to go ahead and at least get some primer on the exposed wood.  After a quick scrape job, the primer was applied.
When the previous owners painted the house in the blue/cream/purple color scheme, they only painted what you could see from the street.  So, the upper part of the back and any area that was blocked by a tree, was left unpainted.  They didn’t even prime it.  The old deteriorated white paint from decades earlier was […]
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