Category: Home Improvement

  • Our journey to roof replacement and solar

    Our journey to roof replacement and solar

    With the rising cost of electricity in Southern California we replaced our roof and installed solar.

  • New Roof in Preparation for Solar

    New Roof in Preparation for Solar

    In preparation for our new Sunrun solar system were going to have installed we had to have our roof redone. Our roof installation took some time to get completed. We had to wait for permits to be issued and inspections to be passed. Once it was done it turned out great and I really like…

  • Drywalling Our 1970s Den

    Drywalling Our 1970s Den

    During the summer, the den was very hot in this house when we first moved in. Originally built in the 1970s, this den had wood paneling and exposed beams with a flat roof. For those who do not know, a flat roof is one that has a very small pitch. Sometimes water may pool on…

  • Exploring the attic and roof as well as our home cooling issues

    Exploring the attic and roof as well as our home cooling issues

    Today I started exploring the attic space in our home to begin figuring out what the best approaches for dealing with our home cooling issues. The main issue is that we don’t have air-conditioning but I definitely wanted to start looking into what we have currently so that I could get a rough idea as…