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Day 61-Windows! Doors!

So as expected we arrived tonight to see windows and doors installed!  Yay!  We are finally safe from the elements! Service door at the garage: Door into the house from the garage: Lots and lots of windows! Laundry: Sunroom: Great Room: Homeschool Room: Craft room: Master Bedroom: Master Bathroom: Loft:…

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Day 60-Fireplace

We stopped by the build last night before taking Creative Kid to Taekwondo.  I think getting him involved in Taekwondo will be great for him, but let me tell you the schedule we are keeping right now between his activities and having to drive a half an hour each way…

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Day 55-Rough Ins Day 2

Yesterday we got rain…and more rain…and more rain.  The rain was measured in inches for the area we are building and we didn’t know what to expect when we showed up this evening.  I didn’t know how soaked the ground would be or how bad the house would be since…

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Day 54-Meetings and Rough Ins

Today we had two important meetings about the house.  The first was a walk through with our Field Manager now that framing is done.  Our FM is coming off some time off he had scheduled and is still coming up to speed with everything (I believe they can have a…

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Day 52-Updates and Style Decisions

We heard from our Field Manager today with some updates on how the next couple of weeks will go.  The roof/shingles should be installed either today or tomorrow.  We tentatively have a walk through scheduled for Thursday in the morning sometime, but won’t know if that’s a definite until tomorrow…

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Day 51-Framing Complete! Days 10 and 11

Today I’m going to call the framing complete! We arrived to a nicely wrapped up house with shingles sitting on the top of the roof waiting to be installed. Not only was the outside looking all nice and tidy, but the dumpster is full where they threw out all the…

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Day 47-Framing Days 8 & 9

What a difference a couple days make!  Tonight we pulled up to this sight!  We have a roof! And a few things new things were delivered!  A few doors and locks!  That first one is a paid upgrade that I wanted…a HINGED patio door.  I’m so tired of sliding glass…

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Day 45-Framing Days 6 & 7

We went to the land tonight and pulled up to this! It’s looking more and more like a house! 😀 Here’s a few pics of the trusses from the inside. And some pics from other angles in the house.  Before we know it, it will all be enclosed.  It’s already…

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Day 41-Framing Days 4 & 5

Today  we went out to the build site after we had some nice hot weather this morning to dry up part of the water.  We last stopped by briefly on Friday and we were getting deluged with pop up storms, so we couldn’t stay very long and get pictures. But…

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