Time to venture away from the politics for a moment and talk about something completely different - fireplaces. Our house came equipped with a wood burning fireplace, and I absolutely love it. What's better than a roaring fire tempering a cold morning, or a soft romantic glow in the evening? I often sit entranced just… Continue reading I love my fireplace
A week ago I decided it would be a good idea to get my septic tank pumped. We've been in the house a year, and it had been about two years before that since the previous owner had it pumped. With winter and the baby on the way, it seemed like it might be a… Continue reading Why I’ll never be a pirate
We're going to be having some roof work done in the next month or so, and one of the tasks is to install a ridge vent along the main peak of the house. I have a pretty sizeable attic, but the only ventilation is through two relatively small gable vents at each end. The roofing… Continue reading How hot does my attic get?