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Morgana (Janet)'s Blog – August 2013 Archive (2)

Home Repairs - Part 2

I finally completed skim coating the walls in the kitchen and sanding them.  They are now painted.  It's not perfect but it looks 100% better than it did.  I can live with it.

I started work on the stairs.  I stringer and banister are metal and the steps are wood and bolted to the stringers.  I removed the bolts and nuts and did clean everything.  I now plan to paint the metal and put in new steps.  I will have Home Depot cut me 13 steps from of 2 X 12's.  The length of the steps is…


Added by Morgana (Janet) on August 15, 2013 at 1:51pm — 3 Comments

Home Repairs

Learning to do home repairs for me has not been an easy task but one I am tackling.  I had to go to Home Depot this morning to get some drywall tape because I realized that I had 4 outside corners where the metal really should be covered and the drywall compound was just not doing the job.  I only when to get the drywall tape and walked out with a small can of polyurethane for the…


Added by Morgana (Janet) on August 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

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