Monday, November 21, 2011

Installed a New Skylight!

This weekend, we hired a contractor to "let there be light" in our 2nd floor bathroom. The 2nd floor bathroom has a slanted ceiling that follows the roof and there's no window in it. The bathroom opens directly to the stairway that goes downstairs, and it has always been dark. SO, Tom found a great skylight on-line and ordered it.. This weekend, our contractor installed it, and it totally changed the appearance of the stairway, the bathroom and even shines light down into our living room. Here are some pictures from the installation.
Cutting a hole through the roof

Hole cut and window inserted in the upstairs bathroom

The finished skylight in the upstairs bathroom! What a difference!

Light streaming from the new skylight, pouring downstairs

Even in the late afternoon the skylight lights up the staircase!

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next