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Stainless Resurfacing Project

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

All  of the new (to us) appliances in the RainyDayKitchen have a stainless steel finish. Stainless steel is a great material because it is easy to clean, durable, and [...]

Alsa Stainless FXSheeting

November 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Stainless  steel is a great material for the kitchen. We have been slowly replacing the major appliances with items we find on Craigslist [...]

AquaPure: AP-DWS1000 Installation

September 30, 2010 // 1 Comment

Originally,  we had the Aqua-Pure faucet installation scheduled for later in the month. Our plans got shuffled a bit and a slot opened up unexpectedly. Never wanting to [...]

AquaPure: AP-DWS1000 FirstLook

September 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

The “new” sink we installed in the RainyDayKitchen at the beginning of the month is working out great. Unlike the old porcelain sink, the stainless steel sink [...]

Stainless Steel Drawer Pulls

September 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The handles on the doors and drawers in the RainyDayKitchen have always been a bit too “antique-ish” for our taste. As handles never wear out there was never a [...]

Sink Upgrade: installation and plumbing

September 9, 2010 // 1 Comment

The stainless steel sink we got weighs around ten pounds, much lighter than the iron/porcelain sink it replaced. The edge of the sink has a bit of a bow so when it’s [...]

Sink Upgrade: cutting and fitting

September 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

When we removed the old sink the extent of the damage from the rust was plain. We also understood why the rust problem had developed in the first place: the original [...]

Sink upgrade: Removing the old sink

September 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

The sink in the RainyDayKitchen has been looking worse and worse these last few months. We have been saying since March “We NEED to replace the sink,” but we [...]