December 30th, 2009


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December 29th, 2009

HRV and Steel Framing

Our siding keeps going up, but the big excitement is that yesterday the steel frame for our screening around our lower roof garden was delivered to our site, and this morning our HRV finally showed up. Read the rest of this entry »

December 27th, 2009

Built-in Shelves, Siding, and Our Sidewalk

Despite the holidays, there has been some pretty great stuff happening at the house. Read the rest of this entry »

December 22nd, 2009


After a couple of slow months, this morning has been very busy. Read the rest of this entry »

December 19th, 2009

Updates: Shear Wall

Yesterday everyone tackled a handful of little things that needed to get done while we wait for other things that are taking some time. There is an internal shear wall that somehow never got structural sheathing on it. Because our stairwell interrupts structure on the whole east side of the house, we need this to pick up that side of our floors and keep them from wobbling. Read the rest of this entry »

December 16th, 2009

Front Door

Our front door is in… Making our enclosure complete. We got another Loewen door to match all our windows and sliding doors, we unfortunately didn’t know that we wanted this door until after we ordered and installed all our other doors and windows so we had to wait until it could get built and shipped. Read the rest of this entry »

December 11th, 2009

Preparing for Next Week

There has been little tangible progress this week, pretty much being limited to the waste and overflow for our tub being installed. They went in at about 7pm on Wednesday night… Read the rest of this entry »

December 4th, 2009


Its been a little while since the last real update and there have been a bunch of little things that have gone on. The most significant right now is that we are dry inside… Not just because of the weather, but the last leak seems to have been taken care of just before Thanksgiving. Read the rest of this entry »

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