Category Archives: Repairing the Porch

Repairing the Porch, Day Nine

This is the week I’m supposed to get back to work on the porch. I have a few more things to do before the boards can get screwed down. The first order of business was straightening a joist. One of … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Eight

After I went to church yesterday, I stayed to work at church a little while. I am the Storyteller in VBS this year. I am excited about it! The first order of business is to make my storytelling room look … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Seven

Brent and I stayed up really late on Friday night, so we had a hard time getting up yesterday. Also, I think the week of hard labor was catching up with us. By the time we got out to the … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Six

Phase Three is complete! Woo hoo! The joists are up and reinforced and solid. They will unquestionably support the new porch floor. I’m so happy! When we first pulled off the old boards, I was worried because they looked kind … Continue reading

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Repairing the Porch, Day Five

For a long time, I have fantasized about having a rental dumpster at my house. I wanted to just go through my house looking for trash and throw it all in that dumpster. Maybe I would even throw things in … Continue reading

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