A Fine 2009

by Josh on January 7, 2010 · 0 comments

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We may be far enough into 2010 for some people to have made and broken new resolutions, but I’m not yet through reflecting on 2009 and planning for the year ahead. Sure, I could beat myself up about the backlog of unfinished projects I’m carrying forward into the new year– the bedroom project chief among […]


Breathing Easier

by Josh on December 28, 2009 · 0 comments

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As a follow-up to my post about buying an air purifier to use in the house and my project space, here is a used filter comparison to show how well it is working. Obviously the filter on the right is new.  The filter on the left has been in continuous use for about a month, […]


Post-Insulation Follow-up

by Josh on October 14, 2009 · 5 comments

in Bedroom,Projects

It has been a week since the spray foam insulation was installed for my upstairs bedroom renovation project, so it’s time for me to make good on my pledge to provide a follow-up post on the issues of smell and satisfaction. That New Insulation Smell Venting the newly-foamed areas with fans was essential for the […]