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YoooooooooooHoooooo. Howdy y'all I'm back

Posted 12-28-2019 at 10:12 AM by Leah Frances

Welp, people. We sold our historic home in 2015 and moved out onto the water.

In the span of 3 months we moved and got pregnant with twins (surprise!). So, The boys will turn 4 in March and I am finally digging myself out of the hole that is twin parent life.

Part of the way I'm doing that is with my blog

https://www.fortbirthday.com

I've gone official. Miss you guys. And I'll be popping in from time to time.

One of my recent...
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Which Siding material goes the distance?

Posted 10-24-2019 at 11:03 PM by Windows on Wash

When it comes to siding materials, a common question we get asked at Windows on Washington is, ďWhich siding material is the most durable?Ē The answer to that is twofold, and we will be discussing it in detail in this article. But firstly, why is siding important? Siding is your homeís main form of protection from the elements. It is the first port of call for keeping the inside of your home comfortable and safe. If you are looking at replacing or installing new siding, you might also be...
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Should you invest in new siding?

Posted 10-07-2019 at 01:11 PM by Windows on Wash

As we move into fall, now is a great time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you have been putting off all Summer. Perhaps you have been delaying them because you are unsure whether or not they are a worthwhile investment. When done correctly, most home improvement projects offer an excellent return on investment (ROI) while also making your home more beautiful and more comfortable to live in. Take new siding, for example. If your home is looking a bit worse for wear...
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57 mph wind. Whatís it like?

Posted 09-03-2019 at 09:17 PM by Startingover

Tuesday evening Dorian is a Cat 2 near my coast. My neighborhood may experience 57 mph gust at 2 am

A couple of yrs ago I could barely close my wooden gate as the wind was against it. Not sure what that wind measured.

Im staying home but if it gets bad Iím not sure about driving 1 mile to my daughters. These old oaks we have arenít likely to lose limbs but palms have shallow roots an topple easily. I know of a young guy driving killed by one.

Tonight...
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Trees & tires

Posted 08-26-2019 at 06:36 PM by Startingover

I guess Iím lucky.... in a strange way.

Saved money to have a small tree removed but decided to tackle it myself.

While I was sitting in my garage taking a break from tree work I happened to notice a tire looked low.

Went to the tire store today and there was only 17 lbs of pressure. I was told it was a nail in a spot that canít be repaired.

So instead of my tree money being surplus money it went for a new tire!
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