Tag Archives: House

The Pilot

Yesterday I woke up to a cold house. I programmed my thermostat to turn on my old furnace at 5am every morning to give it some time to begin heating the house so that my toilet seat won’t be too … Continue reading

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Fear of the Caulk

I have a small fear of caulk. When I first got married, we moved into a one-bedroom apartment that had a round sink in the bathroom that was above the countertop. So whenever water got on the countertop from the … Continue reading

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[RING] I Don’t Speak Chinese

Earlier this afternoon a Chinese guy rings my Ring doorbell. I was at work, but I happened to hear the notification on my phone and I answered it. He says something in Chinese and then apologizes and goes away. Is … Continue reading

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Most 3 Inches Ever

I think Saturday’s snow storm was forecasted to be at most three inches. It was more like 6-7 inches in my area. Thankfully the snow was very fluffy so I shoveled twice and salted once. So we spent the entire … Continue reading

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Cold Feet

Like any frugal homeowner, I refuse to turn on the heat in my house. It’s only October and I haven’t seen mist from my breath outside yet, so no need to spend money on heat when sweatshirts, sweatpants, and slippers … Continue reading

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Johnny Drain

I knew it would happen eventually, but I didn’t think it’d start three months into house ownership. A few days ago the drain pit in the basement that houses the main water trap began to fill with water whenever we … Continue reading

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DONE!

OMG…we’re finally done! Completed last Wednesday, we’re so relieved and thankful to be done with renovations and finally get the chance to settle in for real. No more dust and Asian men walking through my house with tools. Although the … Continue reading

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Progress

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You’re Fired

So we ended up firing our general contractor and hiring another to finish the job. After our cabinets finally arrived last month the first contractor took one day to install the lowers, but did a terrible job. He kept asking … Continue reading

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Suhu Home 3.0

So after starting out with purchasing a one-bedroom apartment, and then a two-bedroom apartment, we’ve now progressed to a four-bedroom/four bath house. YAY! After five months of searching and applying for a mortgage, we finally closed on the house yesterday. … Continue reading

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