Electrical Work Downstairs

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Are you afraid of electricity? Probably not, especially if you have only flipped light switches and plugged in blenders. Well, when I decided to tackle the task of finishing up the bathroom downstairs, I suddenly got a little nervous. I guess 110 volts isn't going to take me out, but I learned my lesson about electricity the hard

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Dual Sinks for Master Bathroom

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It's time to get the sinks for the master bathroom, since we are getting close to finishing up the master bedroom and bathroom. We decided that we want vessel sinks, like we put in the guest bathroom, BUT we want the master bath sinks to be porcelain as opposed to glass. The glass vessel sink looks pretty in

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Installing a Pedestal Sink

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Our sexy techno bathroom now has a sink. And it even works! Stefan decided that he wanted to try his hand at plumbing and installed a pedestal sink in our downstairs bathroom, so we picked out a Kohler sink from Home Depot and a Pegasus faucet in brushed nickel. Installing a sink seems like an easy task, but

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We Have Hot Water!

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My dad hooked up the tankless hot water heater he brought down and it is SO nice to have a hot shower again! It's easy to think, "Why do you even need hot water? Puerto Rico is already so hot, it probably is nice to take a cold shower!" Well, cold showers got old real quick. Our showers

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Thank F*&^ing God My Dad is Here

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My Dad arrived in Puerto Rico yesterday and he has already gotten SO much shit done on the house. First of all, he showed up with a tankless water heater for us (and guys thought girls liked flowers...)! Stefan and I couldn't find the type of waterheater we wanted here in Puerto Rico and we couldn't find anyone

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Vanity and Sink for Guest Bathroom

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The blue DecoLav sink arrived while we were playing poker the other night (The UPS guy showed up after 9pm. Weird.), so Stefan and I were excited to find a vanity so we could get it installed. We went to way too many bath stores, that we have already been to multiple time and still couldn't find anything

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Cheap, Wobbly Ceiling Fans

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When we purchased ceiling fans for our house, Brian gave us some recommendations on good fans and good fan brands. He is very diligent when it comes to installing fans and wants no wobble whatsoever. His ceiling fan schpeal all came back to me when i was sitting in my office in California, listening to this annoying wobbly

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DecoLav Sink Has Been Ordered

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I order the DecoLav sink for our guest bathroom! I purchased it from FaucetDirect.com and it should be delivered to our house is Puerto Rico. Which should be interesting, since we've never used our physical address for shipments yet, so we'll see if the UPS guy can find: Summer Hogan/Stefan Rest Carr. 414 Km 0.5 Sector Vargas Rincon

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Bathroom Sink for Guest Bathroom

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Stefan and I have been searching for a sink for the stupid guest bathroom for at least 2 months now, and it's getting ridiculous. We just want to finish the bathroom, damn it! :) The big problem is that everytime we find a sink we like, it only comes in white, which won't work since the toilet and

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Armadietto Store in San Juan

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Before Stefan left for Oklahoma, we went shopping for a sink for the guest bathroom. Gino (our tile guy) told us about this somewhat high end bath and kitchen store in San Juan, called Armadietto. He wasn't kidding when he said it looked like part of the cemetary. It WAS part of the cemetary. Kind of an odd

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