Month: September 2006

Chapter 6: Floors Throughout…Finally

The living room, with its two foot span joists straddling a three foot drop, was…well…not safe. Time for floors…

Chapter 5: Running Water…Sort Of

For a toilet to work, you need running water, and a garden hose is only funny for one or two flushes, then it’s annoying….

Chapter 4: Plumbing is Progress

Hip hip hooray. We’re seeing progress in the form of a flushable toilet…

Chapter 3: Reconstruction

By the end of demolition we had a house with no floors or bathroom, but we had a plan…

Chapter 2: Let the Demolition Begin

Originally there was this whole big plan, but then we just started ripping shit up…

Chapter 1: Sold As-Is

The house is cute…though crooked and tired. Still, look at that porch…

Preface: In the Beginning

This is how it all began, the story of Pleasant Valley Ranch, like a math equation. Take one 1946 bungalow. Add one…