home improvement

The To-Do List Got Easier
Spring might just finally be here to stay - and that means I can get started on the mile long list of projects I've been thinking about all winter. The garage floor is a myriad of mystery stains and somehow it seems like all of my stuff magically multiplied over the winter...
New Dishwasher
I'll take a "blog break" from looking back on 30 years here at The Cat to talk about my dishwasher install project.
Or rather, watching my neighbor work through the install of this modern appliance.
Can somebody tell me why the new machines don't come with that little 90 de…
High Alert
Fire departments, emergency rooms and first responders should be on high alert today. Mark is attempting to install his own dishwasher. He had to rush to the doctor when he burned his foot barbecuing a brisket last week. I can only imagine what might happen today...
Think Twice Before Installing A Pool
As a kid I always wanted to live in a house with my own pool. I did live in a few apartment complexes with a pool but it's still not the same as having one in the privacy of your own backyard. Billings can get pretty hot in the summer and I know a lot of people who wish they had their own priva…
This Too Will Change
Watching the snow falling from the 23rd floor of the Crowne Plaza made me think about this.
Note that strange color in the photo. I believe they call that "green." The Home Improvement Show is at Expo Center next weekend. This year's show will have 650 booths in both buildin…