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Day 84-We Tackle Insulation!

So today we installed the garage insulation ourselves!  As I said in an earlier post, Wayne Homes installs insulation only in the common walls of the garage and drywalls the whole garage.  The garage at our old house was so freezing anytime we had to go into it in the…

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Day 81-Inscriptions

So I had briefly talked about and posted just 2 pictures of some writing we were doing on the walls of the house.  Many of the things we wrote were scriptures, but there were other sayings…things that have meaning to our life, things we wanted to remind ourselves about, things…

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Day 80-Well Drilling

Bright and early this morning we got a call from the crew headed out to the land to drill the well.  This sign has been sitting by our driveway for several weeks, but the day had finally come and they wanted to check on a few things before they went…

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Day 79-Siding!

So this happened yesterday (day 79).  We will get some more pictures of the finished product soon, but the siding was installed yesterday.  The front two towers are not going to be complete for a while because they are stone and we are assuming they will wait to have the…

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Day 75-Electrical Day 5

We went to do a few things at the house over the weekend and get the videos off of the camera.  We need to start putting up more videos but I need to find a program that is fairly easy to stitch the days together and edit them down so…

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Day 74-Electrical and Logs

So we went out last night to finish up our log moving and take a look at the electrical that has been done in the last few days.  It was one of the more milder evenings that we were going to have for a while and we haven’t had a…

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Day 72-Electrical Day 2

So I don’t really have pictures from this day, but a few small updates.  Richard was going to run a check out to the electrician this day (Monday) because I didn’t think about taking my checkbook with me to the electrical walkthrough on Friday.  It was good however to have…

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Day 70-The Logs

So the day finally got here when we had good weather to move the logs that were left on the septic area after the land was cleared.  We asked the company to cut much of the tree trunks into logs and leave them so we could use them for future…

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Day 69-Electrical Walkthrough

Last Friday we had our electrical walk through with the electrician. We had done a lot of research beforehand on what things you can add with the electrician.  We already knew we would be adding some things, but other building blogs made us think of things we hadn’t thought of…

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Day 66-Slab Prep

We heard from our Field Manager on Tuesday morning giving us the heads up that we passed the slab prep inspection and that the concrete would be poured on Thursday.  He also updated us on a couple additional items and what to expect in the next week or two.  We…

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