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  • Mediation: 6 Steps to Success (and more demo pics)

    I cannot tell you how many of the million (or 7) GCs that I've met over the past few months have said "Drawings look pretty

  • Communication and the Fine Line between Success and Failure

    After biking home from the Kenwood house today, I decided to move the car into our brand new spankin' parking space behind my building. As

  • Workplace Politics: 21st Century Navigation

    The Kenwood house is moving like a freight train right now. We're on our second week jacking up the floors - this is not something

  • 5 Useful Things That No One Tells You About Rehabbing

    Robert, my GC,  is still on vacation this week which creates a stressful dynamic in the renovation process. There were quite a few responses to

  • Kenwood Update: Plumbing Stinks

    If it seems quiet regarding the Kenwood house, that's because it has been. Very quiet. Why, you ask? Two words: Plumbing inspection. What do I mean,

  • The Stairway to…Where?

    Another exciting week at the Kenwood house! As you saw last week, the concrete set beautifully. The plumbing inspector gave us final approval (thanks to

  • Restoration vs. Rehab: The Painful Truth

    Ahh, Thanksgiving week - excess amounts of turkey (no matter how realistic a size we buy), wine, cider, cheesy stuff...and a steaming hot side dish of

  • 10 Steps for Scheduling MEP on a Rehab

    So, I locked myself out of the Kenwood house today. Not my brightest moment. The very front door no longer has a key, we've been

  • How to Mess Up Your MEP Schedule

    Let me just say, I've heard no silver bells in the Kenwood house this week. Last Monday, the house was a flurry of activity -

  • New Year Evolutions (see what I did there?)

    Well, so far it has been an eventful New Year. I was gallivanting through Switzerland and Alsace for 2 weeks enjoying 50 degree weather, immaculate

Sorting:
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  • Mediation: 6 Steps to Success (and more demo pics)

    I cannot tell you how many of the million (or 7) GCs that I've met over the past few months have said "Drawings look pretty

  • Communication and the Fine Line between Success and Failure

    After biking home from the Kenwood house today, I decided to move the car into our brand new spankin' parking space behind my building. As

  • Workplace Politics: 21st Century Navigation

    The Kenwood house is moving like a freight train right now. We're on our second week jacking up the floors - this is not something

  • 5 Useful Things That No One Tells You About Rehabbing

    Robert, my GC,  is still on vacation this week which creates a stressful dynamic in the renovation process. There were quite a few responses to

  • Kenwood Update: Plumbing Stinks

    If it seems quiet regarding the Kenwood house, that's because it has been. Very quiet. Why, you ask? Two words: Plumbing inspection. What do I mean,

  • The Stairway to…Where?

    Another exciting week at the Kenwood house! As you saw last week, the concrete set beautifully. The plumbing inspector gave us final approval (thanks to

  • Restoration vs. Rehab: The Painful Truth

    Ahh, Thanksgiving week - excess amounts of turkey (no matter how realistic a size we buy), wine, cider, cheesy stuff...and a steaming hot side dish of

  • 10 Steps for Scheduling MEP on a Rehab

    So, I locked myself out of the Kenwood house today. Not my brightest moment. The very front door no longer has a key, we've been

  • How to Mess Up Your MEP Schedule

    Let me just say, I've heard no silver bells in the Kenwood house this week. Last Monday, the house was a flurry of activity -

  • New Year Evolutions (see what I did there?)

    Well, so far it has been an eventful New Year. I was gallivanting through Switzerland and Alsace for 2 weeks enjoying 50 degree weather, immaculate