New Video: How to Finish Drywall

Posted by John on April 27th, 2014

Hey gang,  it’s been well over a week since our last post and even longer since we last checked in with an office update.  Well, I’m happy to tell you that we’ve completed the long drywall finishing process and we’ve started priming and painting.  Pretty soon, we’ll be installing crown molding and moving onto furniture […]

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Tips for Hanging Drywall

Posted by John on March 27th, 2014

In the past week or so, we started hanging drywall in our home office.  It’s not a terribly quick process and it’s been consuming a few hours a night.  Consequently, our post frequency has been low lately.  Whenever we’re knee deep in home improvement projects, that sort of thing is going to happen.  Today, I […]

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Hiding Flat Screen TV Cables

Posted by John on July 31st, 2012

So on Monday we shared our experience mounting a flat screen TV to a wall. Today, we’re going to show you how to hide the TV’s cables to get a totally sleek look. This is the second TV we’ve done this procedure to at Mike and Dana’s house and this version seemed to work better […]

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How to Fix Large Holes in Drywall

Posted by John on May 7th, 2012

Another weekend come and gone.  They always go too quick!  Luckily, we managed to finish one project and make some progress with another.  We finally finished our cabinet drawer additions!!  Been a long time coming!  We’ll show you the details later this week.  In the meantime, in today’s post we’re showing you how to fix […]

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Adding a New Outlet

Posted by John on May 2nd, 2012

I enjoy doing electrical work.  It’s usually fairly straight forward and doesn’t involve me getting very dirty.  Usually.  Sometimes I have to cut holes in the wall, like in our dining room.  Since we decided to add some raised panel wainscoting, we’re adding a new outlet behind this buffet.  The lamps we have on there […]

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How to Repair Drywall Tears

Posted by John on February 6th, 2012

Well that was a fun weekend! Lisa and I had a family party for our daughter on Saturday afternoon… and it went off without a hitch. I can’t believe she’s one already! Where does the time go? We basically spent the last six weeks preparing for this with all the projects and cleaning and it […]

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