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DIY Shutters

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Alice and I wanted shutters instead of curtains or blinds for our windows, but having shutters professionally installed can get quite expensive. offered pre-assembled shutters for the do-it-yourselfers, so I figured I would try it on one window and see how it would work out.  If it goes well, then I would continue with the DIY project.  If not, I would give in and hire a professional.  The custom-made Hunter Douglas vinyl shutter that I ordered a few weeks ago finally arrived, and I installed it in the master bathroom.  I have to admit, it was quite easy to install.  So if I Alice approves, I will be doing all the windows myself. 

Open Shutter          Open Shutter

Enclave Santa Clara

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Picked up our keys today, so Alice and I are officially homeowners.  We are excited, but not too excited.  I think it will hit us more once we start moving in.  It won’t be for a while though since we are planning some additional upgrades before we move in.

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