House renovations weeks 11–12

Painting closets, cleaning the chimney, and installing bathroom tile.

We had a busy couple of weeks and the bathroom is slowly starting to look like a bathroom and not a construction zone. Here are updates from the last two weeks of renovations:

Week 11: July 19, 2021

This week, the crew removed the old mailbox and installed a new one. The contractor had suggested moving the mailbox to the other side of the door and I really liked that suggestion. But when we removed…




Renovating a 1949 bungalow in the Palm Haven neighborhood of San Jose, CA.

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Noor Ali-Hasan

I’m a UX research lead at Google, where I help teams design and build desirable and easy to use products. Outside of work, I love art, Peloton, and Lego.

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