March 13th, 2010

Open House and Plumbing

Just a reminder, tomorrow (Sunday March 14th) is our open hosue, stop by and say hi.  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 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 »

November 10th, 2009

The Last Two Weeks

For the last couple weeks we have been out of town. The photo above is from the platform of the Palm Springs train station… We didn’t stay there, we were on our way home on a train trip that brought us to Chicago, Austin/San Antonio, and points in between. Meanwhile, work has been progressing on the house. Read the rest of this entry »

October 14th, 2009


The last week hasn’t seen a whole lot of house work until today, but things have been pretty busy for us working through our plumbing fixtures. Read the rest of this entry »

August 17th, 2009

Busy Day


Today was a busy day of getting things done.  Our plumber showed up today to rough in sewer and water for the house, this actually all happened really quickly in just an afternoon.  In addition to that, foundation drains went in.   Read the rest of this entry »

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