Category Archives: Outside finishing

Balcony

October 17, 2017 The balcony railing is now up. Another project complete – well almost complete. The facia around the balcony still needs to go up.  As a bonus, although it is already mid October, the weather has been nice … Continue reading

Posted in Bannister, Decks, Outside finishing, Outside living space | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Drone Pictures

October 13, 2017 In September of this year, brother-in-law Dennis brought over his drone for some aerial shots of the property. The view from the sky provides a different perspective of the property. The picture above gives a bird’s eye … Continue reading

Posted in Fun, Gardening, Landscaping, Outside finishing, Outside living space | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mini Greenhouse

April 30, 2017 Tomorrow is the first of May, and things are beginning to green up here in Manitoba. The snow has disappeared, the days are getting longer and the temperatures are on the rise. Pretty soon it will be … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Outside finishing, Outside living space | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Odd Jobs

July 23, 2016 While the cork floor was being installed and cured, we had to avoid working in the house. It was an unexpected bonus, giving us time to complete some odd jobs around the place. I moved my kitchen … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Landscaping, Outside finishing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Veranda Update

September 13, 2015 This is what the house looked like one year ago. And this is what it looks like now. What a difference. The veranda/wrap around porch is complete. Does it ever change the look. And it is a … Continue reading

Posted in Decks, Outside finishing, Outside living space, Veranda | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Veranda

August 18, 2015 The decking supports for the wrap around porch were put in last fall. To provide a temporary deck surface, we used the wood for the rafters. But for the last month or so we have slowly been … Continue reading

Posted in Construction, Decks, Outside finishing, Outside livong, Veranda | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment