A Fixer Upper

I have gotten into real estate investing and bought a few properties over the last six months or so, although the first two houses that I bought did not need too much work. The third house, however, had a lot of damage to the home internally, which was going to require a ton of renovation. I was making a list of things that I needed to get for part of the home, and one of the things that I came across was faucets. I needed a faucet for the kitchen, as well as a faucet for all four bathrooms in the house, but I was not sure which type of faucets I should get. I have never done this sort of thing before, although I have replaced an old and rusty faucet one time in my Mothers house several years ago. I went online to check out some faucets and see if I could find any that would work, and after doing some digging around on Google, I wound up on some forums, as well as a faucet review site, which actually had videos and in depth descriptions of various faucets. One of the pages that I ended up checking out was https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18yDcIWLvaOBaoOv4Kj0VwWCOq3ltYX6qHkEVUlFCOwQ/edit gid 0, and I also wound up checking out other reviews on the Faucet Review website. After perusing through the different product reviews, I looked through faucets for the kitchen and for the bathrooms and wound up getting exactly what I was looking for in the end.

This entry was posted on May 6, 2016.

Leakage in the Bathroom

I had to run out to the store last week in the middle of the night, which is something that I absolutely could not stand doing, as there was a leak in the bathroom that me and my wife could not seem to get under control. There was a leak in the back of the faucet that was under the sink and we could not find a plumber that was willing to come out to our home on such short notice. We thought that we might experience damage to the bathroom if we did not act quickly, and we both know how mold and mildew can develop later on if a bathroom gets soaked from a drain that’s dripping, so I ended up picking up some products that we thought would fix the problem. I ended up being all night trying to stop the leak and the products that I bought, which I was told at the store would probably be a decent fix until a plumber got out to the home, flat out did not work. If I had gone to Tools Guide and did a little bit of researching around on their sites, on pages such as https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1 qPt0j sLWEhqO6bVs1NSKL1xZZMHBdxodImnmzEbSc/edit gid 0, I may have been in a better position. I found out that it is far better to look around on a site to find out information about a product before running out to the store to buy something that I don’t have a clue about, and I can confidently say I will continue doing this.

This entry was posted on April 11, 2016.

My First Time On The Elliptical

The first time I got on an elliptical I had seen a girl in the gym at college using it. They had just built this new fitness center, and I wanted to get in one the elliptical as fast as I could. You do not understand. This girl had an awesome body, and she worked really hard. I only ever saw her on the elliptical, and I found out later that was because he knees were shot from being a softball catcher as a kid.

So I jumped up on the elliptical, and she explained it to me pretty quickly. I set it to just move freely, and she told me just to jog at my normal pace. I did that, and when she left I was comfortably running on the elliptical without feeling uncomfortable like I do when I am running outside. I did not have to worry about that crazy hill that was going to bother my lungs because of my asthma, and I did not have to wonder what was going to happen when I got to the next downhill.

I had hurt my heal when I was younger, so this was the perfect thing for me. I started using the elliptical all the time, and it was always after this girl because she was at the gym early in the morning. It was really helpful for me, and it was the only thing I used. This actually helped me get a workout partner, and it was something simple that I could use. I guess everyone got into it because I noticed that they bought a few more, and then they have a whole wall of them. The machines were in use all the time, and I started figuring out that I could run a really brisk mile at around seven minutes. For me, that is really good. I know that other people can do that, but to run about three miles at that pace for me was awesome.

I owe it all to the machine because it was so much simpler than anything else I had ever used. I am so glad that I started using it, and then I got to start using it when I joined a gym out of college. I still use it to this day, and it is really the only thing I work out on because it makes the most sense.

This entry was posted on February 23, 2016.