Car Troubles

At the young age of seven my dad taught me how to drive a car, both automatic and manual. By fifteen I could fully disassemble and reassemble almost any car. Ever since then I have been buying old and beat up cars then repairing and restoring them like new. Some people will pay a great […]

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Not sure if I should get rid of the portable AC system

My boyfriend Leo and I are planning on moving to a new place. Our new place is just around three hours away. Still, we have to pack everything up, rent a u-haul and set up the new place. Right now Leo and I are trying to cut corners where we can. We don’t want to […]

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Adding heating to spare bedroom for mother in law

My mother in law is always a pain in the butt. The worst time of the year for me is when she decides to spend a long weekend in my home. My mother in law sets up camp, commandeers one bathroom and complains all weekend long. The complaints are usually about the water pressure in […]

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NA meetings with poor HVAC system

When I was in college, I did a lot of drinking. I didn’t realize that I had a problem, until I woke up in the middle of the junkyard. I couldn’t remember how I had gotten there, and I was four hours from my home. I was very scared that morning, and immediately decided to […]

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Dog loves to lay by the fireplace

My sister just adopted the most adorable pitbull puppy, that a person could have ever seen. The name of the dog is Flash, and he happens to be three years old. This isn’t the first time that we have had a puppy, but it has been a few years. My little sister rescued him from […]

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With a blizzard on the way, I worry that my furnace won’t be able to handle it

I live in an area with very distinctive, but fairly mild seasons.  We enjoy nice, warm summer weather, and in the winter, the temperature rarely drops below freezing.  A few inches of snow sometimes accumulates, but it’s never a problem.  This year, however, our winter has been absolutely awful.  The temperature plummeted in the middle […]

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Portable Electric Heater for Home Office

I work from home. On most days, I love working from home. It offers me a great deal of freedom. I am a single mom in a mountain town. So, when it snows and school is inevitably cancelled, I needed to be home. I used to have to call in sick to work. But now, […]

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Radiant Flooring in Rental

I move a lot. I don’t mind it. I actually love the adventure of new locations and neighborhoods. I think it gives you a real chance to explore a city and meet amazing people along the way. Some rentals are better than others, however. I have scored some great houses and apartments over time that […]

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Modern HVAC technology

The first day of winter isn’t always chilly, but it is more often just a cool fall day.  This year, it didn’t know what it wanted to be.  The day started out at about forty degrees, and the temperature fell throughout the day.  It started to rain in the afternoon, and after almost an inch […]

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