Our Foreclosure Buying Story – A Tale from the Trenches

foreclosure buying story

Foreclosures have a reputation of being huge messes and a lot of work. We didn’t set out to buy a foreclosure but that’s what ended up happening.

We Bought a Foreclosure, Here’s Our Story…

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The Unhandy Man’s Guide to Exposing a Brick Wall

how to expose a brick wall

how to expose a brick wall

This my husband Aaron’s 1st post! :D

I’m semi-handy, I guess, and I’ve never attempted a full-scale home renovation project, because I never owed a home until now. In our new place we had a damaged wall, so I decided to do the stupidest thing I have ever attempted to do (to date) and expose the brick under the damaged plaster. Exposing a brick wall isn’t fun or easy, and it creates a terrible mess. I wouldn’t choose to do it again but I am glad I did it because it saved us some money. Exposing a brick wall is easy to do it you’re mildly handy, have three to four days you want to kill, an urge to expose a brick wall, and the guts to give it a try. This is how I exposed a brick wall for about $120.

The Unhandy Man’s Guide to Exposing a Brick Wall…

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8 Ways to Give New Life to (What You Thought Was) Trash

8 clever DIYs to give new life to (what you thought was) trash

It’s amazing how you can create a beautiful piece of decor just by putting a new spin on everyday objects. The key is looking for projects that can make a big impact in your home with a minimal investment in time and money. Today I want to show you a few examples of easy projects that you can do with things your might have either thrown away or completely overlooked. Low cost, high impact DIY’s are where it’s at!

8 Ways to Give New Life to (What You Thought Was) Trash! …

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