20. Two steps forward, one step back

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Progress is being made on the house… the kind of progress you can easily see on the inside… tile, light fixture installation with power now connected at the breaker box, carpet, finish-out trim installation, appliances, plumbing fixture installation, etc. But … Continue reading

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19. Winter Wonderland… almost

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So this Saturday as we started out to see the house, it was snowing and starting to stick for the first time this year. As we made the trip further north, the snow had been accumulating longer as you will … Continue reading

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18. Molasses

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Well, there are changes, but they are too slow coming. Especially since this week we got (drum roll please)… A CLOSING DATE!! We are scheduled to close on Friday, December 23! We wanted to be in the new house in … Continue reading

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17. Lending the Wood Some Color

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We have columns! The column details on the porch supports are in, interior stone is finished, and much of the stain work on the wood trim and doors is complete. When we took the pictures it was an overcast day … Continue reading

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16. Moving Along — Changes Inside and Out!

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New features this week include the garage doors, gutters, part of the exterior stone, interior door installation, and the beginning of interior trim around door frames, windows, baseboards, and the like. Each step makes it look more like the home … Continue reading

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15. Double “C” Week

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Two major changes this week: We now have Concrete outside, and we also have Cabinets inside, thus I’m calling this Double C week. It’s really hard to tell from the photos, but the cabinets are 3 different colors. The Master … Continue reading

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14. Insert Pithy Caption Here

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Not wearing my best editor’s cap, I guess, so no informative or otherwise interesting title to this post. The biggest changes this week aren’t easily shared in pictures. The sheetrock joints have dried and been touched up and sanded. There … Continue reading

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13. We have walls!

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The drywall is up, but the “mud” is still pretty damp. There is a little bit of railing up on the deck now, but it’s not finished. It’s a puzzle to me that the deck is being assembled in such … Continue reading

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12. Inside Job

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There wasn’t as much going on this week as we had hoped for. On the exterior the only change is that the decking was installed onto the frame previously in place. The railing is still to come. Inside the house … Continue reading

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11. Ready for Drywall

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Rough-in inspections for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC were obtained this week. Scott spent some time tidying up the wiring we ran over the past 10 days and adding wires to allow for whole house audio speakers. Compare the area around … Continue reading

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