The addition on my neighbors’ house is coming allowing well considering the holidays. They have gutted the inside of the original house as well. It looks like they need to trim the big tree in the back a bit more. It… Continue Reading
My neighbor two doors to the right is building an addition on the back of the house. They had previously added a very nice front porch. There house was built in 1960 so it is quite a bit newer than… Continue Reading
I recently got a FLIR One for my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and when I saw the neighbors jack-o’-lantern with candles in them I had to get a picture. I will be doing a review of the FLIR One soon so keep… Continue Reading
After quite a lot of research I have decided I am going with Roxul Comfortbatt residential stone wool insulation for my go to insulation. While I don’t think you can say one single type of insulation is the best for all… Continue Reading
I was up in the attic today trying to clear a quarter of it so I could return the insulation. Even getting past all the junk we are storing there the insulation configuration is odd and of questionable effectiveness. Being… Continue Reading
I was up in the attic over the weekend assessing the current insulation so I could plan a more effective insulation configuration. Back in the mid 1940s it seems the then owner decided to do some insulation and collected a… Continue Reading
After searching Maryland Plat records of Montgomery County for an hour I found the Takoma Park Plats from the early to mid 1880s. My house actually pre dates Takoma Park by about 10 years along with 10 other houses built the same… Continue Reading
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