rebuilding

rebuilding

My dear brother built this bird house for me, and it has been the focal point of the back yard for over 20 years now. Weather, time, and critters have taken a tole on it. There are very few signs of spring here yet, except for the birds that have been checking out the housing [...]

porch rebuild

porch rebuild

It's hard for me to believe that I started tearing apart and rebuilding my screened in porch in 2012.  It only took me 6 years to get this project finished. The problem was that the previous owners had built the porch out of untreated wood and let's just say, that doesn't hold up for very [...]

picket fences

picket fences

I have a love/hate relationship with my picket fences.  I love them and the charm they add to my home and yard.  But . . . I hate the maintenance they require.  Every 4 or 5 years they need lots of scrubbing to remove the algae, and then tedious and time consuming painting. I have [...]