Something had to be done about that old, ugly fireplace. It was an antique wood color, which doesn’t go with anything else in my house. There was no mantle. It had brass accents. And it had absolutely no character, whatsoever. It was an eyesore. more “Old, Ugly Fireplace? Make it Pretty and New for Cheap! Part 1 – Building a Mantle”
Finally, all the ducks were in a row (quack, quack), the owners fixed everything that was an issue with the house and it was closing day.
After signing our names a billion times the house was officially ours! We were so ecstatic, we rushed over and sat on the kitchen counter just letting our transaction set in. Ours. Our own. No more landlords!
And our first project started that very day! We changed the locks.
Now changing the locks was not cheap. Especially considering how many we had to buy. more “Closing day! Time to Change the Locks.”