Windows to the soul of our new home

Josh and Austin, two of the greatest guys to work with, were at the house all day today. They nailed down the new subfloor, the windows were delivered, and they got in the two biggest windows and the front door. These guys have the best attitudes, work ethic, and work really well together. It’s a …

Toto? There’s no place like home.

What a day! What felt like Hurricane winds didn’t stop the guys yesterday from putting up the walls! As you can see, it’s a fun group I work with. Before I got to the house to catch the guys lifting the wall, I was greeted by thawed meat in the chest freezer in Wilma’s garage, …

More digging, more demo, more ripping, and a whole lot of cleaning

We learned recently that Bill, who is supposed to be semi retired…. haha… will be working full time M to F for the next several weeks. Next week Saturday we have a wedding to attend, and this past week had a few evening meetings, so time to work on the house is not as available …

First we tear down walls, then we build them

Tuesday the forms were in place, and last minute, we caught that our request for a 6″ high brick chase wasn’t caught… but it wasn’t too late! The guys came through again, I’m so pleased with the service we’re getting! Then Wednesday the walls were poured And today the forms came off! That’s going to …

Behind the scenes

I finalized our plumbing fixtures today, and am quite excited. Through work at Lincoln Construction, we’ve been quite pleased with the Contrac Crista toilet, we’ve used this toilet in all our bath Reno’s and new builds the last several years with no issues. Fantastic comfort height elongated seat.. simple, as elegant as a toilet can …

Where did I leave off?

Bill’s been bugging me that I haven’t blogged in a bit.. but it’s been a bit frustrating.. again mit de standstill. Cotton dropped off the forms, as we were told walls and foundation would happen end of this week, But then got the disappointing phone call that told us it wasn’t going to start until …