Tag Archives: fence

A retaining wall to hold up my driveway

We have a retaining wall, readers. It is done, and our neighbours even said it looks great. Phew! It was mildly annoying to live on a construction site for two weeks, but I honestly had more anxiety about what our … Continue reading

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Necessary foundation work and a teeny tiny digger

Happy September, readers!  And welcome to the latest update about your favourite little homeowners.  When you last checked in with us, we were awaiting some final foundation fixes from Simon, to make sure our basement never leaks again.  We were … Continue reading

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Little updates, a free fence, and a chair

While we’ve slowed down on the major improvements to our house, readers, we’re diligently working on the little touches.  In the last few weeks, we’ve gussied up a few rooms and it’s totally worth sharing in one post. We’ve added … Continue reading

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A finished fence for a dog to romp

When I left you, readers, we had given up on building our fence, and we had some mild success with the side of the house fence courtesy of Home Depot and their ready-made chainlink gates.  All that happened on Sunday … Continue reading

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Building a lattice fence over concrete, oy.

In a few short days we’ve gone from gung-ho DIYers to happily paying someone else to do the dirty work, readers.  It began innocently enough with an idea to close in the backyard for Oscar the dog, so he couldn’t … Continue reading

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