Remodel v.t. -eled or -elled, -eling or -el-ling 1. To model again. 2. To make over or anew.
Built in 1941, this house has had various updates in the 60’s, ’70’s, and mid-80’s. Other than a bit of paint here and there, though, not much had been done, either inside or out, since 1986. Enter the new millenium and me. Starting in 2006, there have been so many changes that it is hard to remember them all. The major ones are easy to recall–a simple tour of the checkbook. Listing the minutia would get oh so tedious. Let’s start with a combination of the big ones: New roof, siding, porches and pergola. Befores:
Afters, er, I mean, “Continuings”:
Many more changes have been made since these were done–including new windows and much landscaping (some of that in progress). Not a good idea to dwell on the undone. Far better to look at what has been accomplished, thinking ahead only as far as one project at a time.