Oil Furnace – Tune Up & Tips To Reduce Your Heat Bill

Oil Furnace – Tune Up & Tips To Reduce Your Heat Bill

My new home has an oil boiler. In the inspection report, the age of the furnace was not determined because the previous owner painted it. Haha, I know I know, but these things happen and you have to roll with it. The fact that my home has oil heat was one of the...
Replacement Windows

Replacement Windows

This week I decided to contact a local window company to get some quotes on vinyl replacement windows. The first step is to have the window company come to your home to measure the windows for you. They will then be able to give you an accurate quote on pricing. While...
First icecream trip

First icecream trip

Today Roxy and I took our first walk to Jitty Joes, a local icecream stand that’s about a mile from my new house. Although the round trip is less than 2 miles, I was a little skeptical bringing my big pup… as most of the walking is on a busy street and I...
Dreaming of a flagstone patio

Dreaming of a flagstone patio

This morning I saw an episode of Yard Crashers where they created a flagstone patio over an existing damaged concrete patio. It looked really amazing and got me thinking about how to dress up my backyard. This probably won’t be a project until next summer, but...
Before & After Fun!

Before & After Fun!

I thought it would be fun to see some side-by-side before and after comparisons so far. Although I do this pretty regularly in my posts, I do have a few I don’t think I’ve showed yet. Plus it will be nice to see these down the road, as the house evolves. I...