We're getting CLOSER! The interior painting is finished and all of the flooring is down, the hearth has been tiled and the wall behind the wood stove has the shake up and it's all painted. The front porch and screened porch cement has been poured and it's walkable. Once that was done they were able … Continue reading We’re getting so close to the finish!
I know it's been a while since I've posted but seriously, so much of watching your house being build is very exciting but just not picture worthy. Walls and mechanical things such as HVACs and plumbing pipes just don't inspire me to write and the pictures I took all looked pretty much the same. … Continue reading Progress
There’s been A LOT going on since my last post! Unfortunately when I took pictures it just looked like a bunch of framed walls, plumbing and ductwork. Nothing that pictures show real well and nothing that most people would be excited about. BUT WE ARE! Seriously, the pictures really just didn’t do it justice. … Continue reading A Lot is Happening
What a difference a few days and a lot of work makes in what the house looks like! They have gotten all of the windows and all but one door set. If that door wasn't on backorder it would be in also. Having doors and windows makes all the difference in it "feeling" like a … Continue reading Dried In
By 8:00 this morning we had a bee hive of activity here! They got the roof finished and the tar paper put on the roof, the "eyebrow" completed and the roof framed for the mud room entrance. The window in the hallway was framed, the stairs measured for and ordered and we also got our … Continue reading The Tar Paper is on the Roof
Friday was a bee hive of activity here. The builder and the framing crew arrived around eight and the crane to help set the trusses and to load the shower and tubs arrived at nine. Being one that is a little unsettled by loud noises I retreated to the RV but not Barry. Never one … Continue reading The Trusses Are Set
I've held off posting pictures because until some of the walls are done it just looks like a lot of boards when you try to take pictures. Anyway, today the corners of the front porch and the screened porch are there as well as most of the second floor so hopefully it will make some … Continue reading Second Floor Almost Finished