What a sad little outlet… I know! I’ll put a bird on it! Spruce it up! Make it pretty! This is Portland, after all. Continue reading At Bungalow Insanity, we put birds on things…
We recently made the decision to try to focus a little more on the little things that have been neglected as we have long been distracted … Continue reading Bathroom threshold, part 1
A few months back, a local photographer – Kim Campbell of Campbell Salgado Studio – came to the bungalow to photograph the insanity! Actually, it wasn’t all that insane – just a relaxing couple of hours of parents, kids and pugs soaking up the sunshine and smiling for the camera.
We’ve been asked on a couple of occasions for the names of our paint colors, and we thought it’d be best to dedicate a post to … Continue reading Paint Color Post
Back in February, we had a little incident with our sink supply line suddenly popping its gasket and shooting water out in our downstairs bathroom. I had replaced the defective semi-rigid supply line with a new hose and had intended to change out the other as soon as I could. Well, as with most things house-related, even things you panic about can lose their crisis status after being ignored for a few days. Every once in awhile I’d think about it and say to myself “I really should change that out before it fails.” And then I’d do nothing. Yesterday … Continue reading Procrastination…
It has taken us a long time to get to this point. Specifically, 2 1/2 years since we bought the house, almost 2 years since we … Continue reading Holy crap, we’re ready for drywall!
I took last week off work, so I got 7 days of work in. This is exactly what our upstairs project needed to get over the … Continue reading Upstairs plumbing finished!
Over the last two years, we have progressively developed one of the most complicated water heating systems in the world. At least it feels that way. … Continue reading Adding another mini-tank water heater
We woke up in the middle of the night to what we thought was our daughter running the bathroom faucets at full blast. When I went around the corner to tell her to turn them down, I noticed two things. First, she was not in the bathroom, and even more worrisome, the water was coming from below the sink, not above it! It was spraying gushers out of one of the supply valves. After turning off the valve and mopping up the mess, I was left wondering how this could have happened. Any time I’ve seen a washer or seal … Continue reading Water surprise!
We finally got around to taking a nice picture of our finished bathroom. Continue reading Finished bathroom