Monthly Archives: February 2012

Replace the Socket in an Old Light Fixture – DIY

Last Friday night, Christy and I went to the auction in West End. We picked up a few cool items, including this old tiffany-style leaded glass light fixture. As you can see, it was really dirty, and that helps explain … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to the Auction

Christy and I enjoy our old house. We love the quirky little features and the slightly crooked walls and floors. We also really like the old hardware, light fixtures, door knobs, and appliances that came with it. The trouble is, … Continue reading

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Cutting a Hole in Your Roof – Installing a Vent Pipe – DIY

Holy Toledo! This is a scary job for a DIYer. Think about it. You’re cutting a hole in the only thing that is protecting your home from an endless stream of the most devastating force nature has to throw at … Continue reading

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