Future homeowner karma

Note to homeowners past and present: Removing door and window hardware _before_ painting is just good manners. Remember that, no matter how much _you_ like it, future residents of your home may not love mauve quite as much. Also, we found the big crack in the wall that you hid with that bookcase. One bucket quick-fix putty: $4.95. Future karma payoffs for one hour of spackling: Immeasurable.

Memorial day means living room makeover! Photos to follow.