The "Timing is Everything" Award: After
Who: Christine and Matt Price
Where: Larchmont, New York
Some people believe that major home-improvement projects should be scheduled for periods when you have the time and energy to tackle them. Not the Prices. They overhauled their apartment's 1980s-style bathroom solely during the hours prohibited by the building's co-op board—after 5 p.m., when the two had knocked off from their full-time jobs.