Posts Tagged: home repair

Under pressure

Following yesterday’s chat about the high costs of home repair, we now jaunt off to that other favorite confection of modern homes – the HOA, or Homeowner’s Association.

Once again, I won’t take this time to bemoan the dunderhead things … Read the rest

Learning from the masters

Home ownership is expensive.

I don’t need to tell actual home owners this, but to you renters out there longing for a home of your own, it bears repeating.

I rented for 11 blissful years in a small condo on … Read the rest

The nose knows

Conflate –  to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.

As in, I’m about to conflate several post references to a conclusion and an inanity.

To start off, several posts ago I mentioned my … Read the rest

Repairmen at the gate

Owning a home is one of the most powerful and rewarding experiences in life. I can still recall the overwhelming feeling of pride I had when entering this house, 20 years ago, and inhaling that fresh sense of accomplishment. And … Read the rest

Getting a handle on it

There is no question that the level to which I can take my procrastination can reach legendary status. It both annoys and amuses me the way in which this character flaw reveals itself.

Most recently, it was after some gutter … Read the rest