About Paul

I’m Paul Griffindale and I’ve spent most of my life living in Elgin, IL. It’s one of Illinois’ larger towns with a long history. In the past 5 years, Elgin has truly experienced a revitalization in art, culture and diversity. Many of the families moving here are looking for an affordable way to have the home of their dreams in a safe area with lots to do.

If that’s you, this blog is here to help you figure out how to take on a lot of those “dream home” projects on your own so you can make your house the one you’ve always wanted to live in! That’s what I’ve been doing for the past 20 years on my own with my wife and 3 children. Here I share some of my favorite ideas and tips with you, my Elgin neighbor. I hope you enjoy.