Sunday, April 13, 2014

House 4, Week 8 - Patio Removal


I don't want to keep you in suspense.

Yes, the asphalt yard is gone! Sure, we might have been able to sell the house with a paved back yard, but the idea was just too much of an affront to the Mr. (and, I confess, to me as well). So he had the asphalt guy come in, break it up, and remove it. 

Phew.




As long as we're outside, let's take a walk around the property.

Three more windows are in and Jimmy Scooby Doo was by with the boys to tidy up the yard as much as possible.




I was happy to discover there is, in fact, a yard and some stuff resembling grass as well.




 Now, here's a flashback to the before where you can see the dreaded wall of single paned, melt snow within a foot of the house, stupid glass.





No more! Now a nice, cozy bow window.




Plus new sliders in the back.





The back porch has been relieved of its 500 year old jalousie windows. I kind of like the open air feel, but the Mr. will be getting screens made.





Dumpster check! This is dumpster #2.





There was also some more of that invisible work going on (electrical and whatnot). But, not as dramatic to look at as dumpsters, right?

2 comments:

  1. It's coming along beautifully! So glad that the asphalt is gone.

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  2. Obviously the Master and his mates could never get up to mischief cause they have been so darn busy! It's looking great.
    Hope you get to have a coldie at the end of the day.
    Cheers, Carol

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