after lurking for quite some time, wanted to say hi and introduce myself.
my wife and i bought our first home a few months ago.. a fixer-upper townhouse on the west side of LA.
did lots of cosmetic work before and during move-in, still doing painting and such...
getting new windows and sliding patio/balcony doors installed shortly, and have several major DIY projects to attend to.
DIY projects on the list
- gut & redo 2.5 bathrooms and later the kitchen
- gut & redo patio
- install recess lighting throughout the house
- install crown molding and door framing
- frame in a long balcony with windows
This site has been an invaluable resource of information. Lots of you have a very significant amount of experience, and we're looking forward to learning lots.