DIY Roof Replacement (Part 2)

diy-roofing-in-the-winter

If you’re picking up after reading DIY Roof Replacement Part 1, you know the steps I’ve already taken.  The roof is tar papered with two layers of 15# paper.  On to my 7th step: I went with a standard 3-tab ebony shingle that has a 25 year warranty.  It is as economical as it is beautiful.  I’m using 1 1/4″ … Continue reading →

DIY roof replacement (part 1)

tar paper and drip edge protect the roof from a winter storm

I’ve been saddled with a roofing job at my new home. Three layers of tarps conceal the abhorrent condition of the kitchen roof.  My family is going to buy this home, a 1901 Indiana farmhouse.  I’m told that the roof’s condition prevents me closing a loan for the property.  If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you’ll have noticed the … Continue reading →

Kutztown Root Beer Review

Kutztown Root Beer Review

Another root beer in a clear glass bottle; the initial impression of the Kutztown Root Beer Review.   Kutztown root beer has Yucca Extract as the primary flavor ingredient.  It produces a pleasant licorice flavor.  We poured some Kutztown Root Beer into a frosted mug to find an interesting reddish-brown head, not too much, but it was good. There is a … Continue reading →

Honest Fizz Root Beer Review

Honest Fizz Root Beer Review

Honestly, I didn’t have great expectations for a Zero Calorie root beer.  The Honest Fizz Root Beer Review lived up to the expectations with flying lack of color!  Well, there was a color.  The color was a match to the bodily fluid, urine. Honest Fizz Root Beer is nae undrinkable as a root beer.  I suppose an argument can be … Continue reading →