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Home Construction Week 45

This might just be our second to last post!  We are moving in on Dec 7th, if we pass our final inspection in the morning.  Although, let’s be real.  There’s a pretty long punch list of remaining odds and ends that will take a while to complete.  The floors will get their final coat Monday morning and then we can walk on them (in socks!) Wednesday morning.  Our carpenter then comes back and finishes up baseboards among other things.  The painters will touch up all the walls where everyone messed them up.  The key to all of this is, once again, good...


Home Construction Week 44

We’re nearly done!  We’ve had two very productive weeks and we’re almost at the finish line.  We’ve also had our first slip in schedule, partly due to a loser furnace/aircon guy and partly due to Thanksgiving.  Our furnace was installed at the very last minute (after our loser furnace guy was fired and our GC found another company to do the work).  Our final inspection was scheduled during the furnace installation, so we knew we were cutting it close.  Everything passed for our final inspection except mechanical (furnace and aircon) because we need a HERS pressure test.  The pressure test is...


Home Construction Week 42

It’s been a while since we updated our website, so here’s an extra long story with extra pictures!  There’s a lot going on and we are making great progress toward our Nov 30th move-in date! The workers below are filling in the new driveway.  We have plenty of room for basketball, 4-square, tennis, roller hockey, or anything else the boys come up with.  We also had a back yard patio poured, along with cement landings for the doorways.  We got carpet in our upstairs space, and the boys have had several wrestling matches and football games up there already.  We...