Thursday, July 29, 2010

Walkway Improvement


Larry met the deadline! Yayyy! We wanted to have a cement walkway poured next to our driveway, in addition to a landing and new step, approaching our front door. Everything was completed before July 20th. Larry also had the plumber replace our old 1928 pipes leading to the City hook-up.

Before the new walkway is poured

Framing for the cement pour

Completed walkway, stair and landing

Now, the beautification begins. We need to landscape a bit, paint the house and trim and then maybe someday, our house will look like this:

Does anyone want to gift me about $10,000?

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At 5:07 PM PDT, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Did Larry do the concrete work himself? If so, I may have to contract him.

Christine G.

At 5:09 PM PDT, Blogger Ellen Bloom said...

Oh no, Christine! Larry only did the manual labor - diggin' portion of the job!! We have a concrete contractor that's reasonable, if you're interested.

At 5:11 PM PDT, Blogger MonkeyGurrrrrl said...

Hah! If you can make your house look like that (is that the BH courthouse?) for $10k, you really ARE magical! Short of that, your humble abode is looking quite spiffy!

At 5:17 PM PDT, Blogger Ellen Bloom said...

Hah! Denise! It's the BH City Hall. The BH Courthouse is another one of my faves....a mid-century beauty!

At 3:38 AM PDT, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your house is going to be so beautiful when you two are all finished. Heck, it looks beautiful now.

Joan McElroy


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