Today I am trying to hire a fence builder.
My fence, along with many fences in my neighborhood, was blown down by Hurricane Irma.
When I called a bunch of companies a few weeks after the storm, only one called me back. The rest never responded at all. Continue reading
I cut a hole in my perfectly fine living room wall this past weekend.
It all started when my wife and I decided we needed a dog door. After some research, I found the Hale Pet Wall Door and thought “I can install this.” After all, their website says, “Any person with a working knowledge of power tools and basic home construction can install the Hale Pet Door.”
How hard could it be? Continue reading
New home – new mortgage – no job.
About 10 years ago, my wife and I had just purchased a house (again), when I received an unexpected call from my boss.
“Steve…I’m going to have to let you go. This isn’t working out.”
With a new mortgage, plenty of home repair projects lined up and a boatload of bills, I was not a happy camper.
But, this wasn’t the first time I had lost a job so I knew what to do. Continue reading