Our blog is dedicated to sharing our adventures in finding and renovating homes in the Bradenton-Sarasota area. We have been renovating homes off and on for the past 7 years seem to go through withdrawl when we don't have a project going on. We're lucky that we both like it or else we truly would need rehab!
After a month of meeting with pool companies and working through designs and costs we finally selected Coast to Coast Pools of Sarasota to build our pool at Garfield Dr... read more at We Need Rehab Posted 23 weeks 3 days ago.
There's always a few surprises when you buy a house "as is" even if you have it inspected. Today we found a surprise with the cable in the master bedroom.
Both Jan and I like to watch TV in bed at night (probably like most of the population) however the Garfield house did not have an extra TV... read more at We Need Rehab Posted 24 weeks 5 days ago.
I'm always looking for a deal. After seeing the first round of quotes for the pool deck I decided to check out craigslist for some pavers in hopes that I'd find something cheaper than what the pool builder quoted which varied from $5 sq.ft. for brick pavers and $9 sq. ft. for travertine. I'll be adding a post about the pool very soon (we are still picking out a pool company).
Pavers in the driveway at Tampa
As luck had it I found an ad on craigslist for 1500 sq. ft. of travertine for $2 sq... read more at We Need Rehab Posted 25 weeks 1 day ago.