Another pair of hands
Another pair of hands is a story written by Hyakunichisou 13. It ran in Issue 59 at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/329614.html, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/another-pair-of-hands/.
From http://harmless-one.livejournal.com/43694.html: "about gentrification. There were boys banging in there somewhere, but more than that there were pretentious coffee shops and people fixing up old houses. Paint swatches were discussed. And antique light fixtures. "
- fairyninjas.wordpress.com: "This was about a new homeowner, who needs almost as much work as his house, although he’s determined to do both by himself. It’s another quiet and not-quite-as-expected story, and I loved that it’s applicable to me because I’m just starting on a quest to buy a home, and I’m pretty sure I’ll be doing the exact same things as he did in less than a year…"