Tuesday, June 30, 2009
After 15 years, it has become necessary to replace the deck.
Sadly enough, it's been put off so long that the thing has become a hazard. I feared a neighbor would drop by, only to have the deck collapse at the very moment they stepped up to the door.
With a week off, Brian decided it was time to tackle this project.
We have decided to replace the wooden deck with a concrete patio (less maintenance, longer lasting - read: EASIER).
And since converting our garage to a fourth bedroom a couple years ago, I have always
hated loathed the driveway coming right up to the bay window.
It just screams THIS USED TO BE A GARAGE!
To get that monkey off my back, we're going opting for a larger-than-our-deck patio that will come underneath that bay window.too.
So the first order of business was to remove a section of the driveway.
And of course, Daddy's little sidekick had to get in on the action of demolishing the deck.
Brian and his little sidekick, along with the help of our next door neighbor, accomplished a lot in one day! By Monday evening at 7:30 p.m., it looked like this: