Tag Archives: DIY

HowAlarming

The previous owners of our house had left us with a reasonably comprehensive alarm system wired throughout the house, however like many alarm systems currently in homes, it required an analogue phone line to be able to call back to … Continue reading

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Pipegate

The joys of home ownership never stop giving and I’ve been having some fun with my old nemesis of plumbing… A few weeks back we got a rather curt letter from Wellington Water/Wellington City Council (WCC) advising us that they … Continue reading

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10 months in

It’s been almost 10 months since Lisa and I brought our current house and moved in. Things are going well, having our own place and not paying a landlord is a fantastic and freeing feeling,┬ábut home ownership certainly isn’t a … Continue reading

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Installing Cloud Pipes

One of the essential upgrades for the house has been the installation of computer network data cabling throughout the house. Whilst some helpful individual went to the effort of installing phone jacks in almost every room, an analogue phone line … Continue reading

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Settling In

This blog has been a little quiet lately, mostly thanks to Lisa and I being busy adjusting to the joys of home ownership with our new house we moved into in mid-September! It’s been pretty flat-out and a number of … Continue reading

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