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Before and after photos from our various home renovation projects. Everyone loves a makeover and what better place to showcase some great before and afters than in here.

Is this Maintenance Worth it? You Decide.

By |September 3rd, 2013|Before and After Photos, Cottage Project, How To's|

Everyone seems to strive for low maintenance in a home nowadays. Well, it isn't always the best option. We had a sunroom project to work on at a cottage where we are replacing 9 storm windows that were caulked shut to keep out the water. A sunroom that doesn't have an operable window might as [...]

Cottage Project – 2 Year Update with Pictures

By |July 22nd, 2013|Before and After Photos, Cottage Project|

We purchased this cottage about 2 years ago this month.  There was nothing "wrong" with the cottage at the time, but we decided to make many improvements to move the place forward.  I wanted to write this post to outline the major work that was done since we purchased.  This article certainly isn't a "how-to", [...]

Simple Porch Column Plans – Wrap your ugly 4×4

By |April 10th, 2013|Before and After Photos, How To's|

Have you ever looked at a porch column that was nothing more than a 4x4 and thought it just didn't fit the scale of the porch/house?   Even worse, you could have 2 2" x 4"'s sistered up to make the 4"x4".  It isn't too difficult to wrap your 4x4's with some off the shelf [...]

This DIY Board & Batten Will Make a World of Difference

By |March 19th, 2013|Before and After Photos, Interior Projects|

If you have a boring entry, or really any room, you can add a ton of character by simply adding a board and batten wall panel detail.  It is not expensive, but it is a classic look that adds a lot of charm to a space. Your situation might differ depending on your existing baseboard [...]