Electric Boogaloo

The super fun part about owning an older home is that you never really quite know what to expect with the wiring. Since the house is 80+ years old, it predates modern wiring and instead has quite a bit of good ol' knob & tube (UGH!) No lovely color-coded wires and all the other good stuff. [...]

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The Ugly…Bites Back: A/C Unit 2.0

It comes in threes. Isn't that the old wives tale? Regardless, our adventure takes yet another turn...this time for the crazy unexpected. Duct-work installation went off like clock work yesterday morning. I can't begin to describe just how much torn and crumbling material was torn out from our crawl space but I hear a picture [...]

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: A/C Unit 2.0

Now then, I admit that five days without our A/C was horrible, as in...the humidity and heat blended together in such a fantastical way one could feel the brain melting. Over-dramatic? Mmm likely though sitting through 87 degrees in your house on a whopping 92 degree day is the polar opposite of fun. I am [...]