Things have been crazy in this push to finish the house. The great news is that we are actually living here now. We got our temporary occupancy permit in June so we’ve been here a little over a month. It’s been amazing! The house isn’t finished yet; I have a minimal kitchen and we only … More House Update #27: We’re here!
So, I haven’t written a post in months, and it’s basically because we have been working on The House in every spare minute. There has been lots of progress in the last few months and we are close to getting our temporary occupancy permit. This means we have the basic utilities finished and we are … More House Update #26: Pictures
It’s been AGES since I’ve done a house update post. We’ve have been running full tilt with the house (and life) for months now, and between stress and fatigue, I just haven’t had the energy to post here. Plus, last week we moved out of our apartment, which has been our home for the last … More House Update #25: Lots of Progress
We’ve made more progress on the house, mostly with utilities and exterior finish work. Big Man is working all the time he isn’t at his job, and we’ve had tons of help from parents and other family members. Here’s what’s been done: HVAC is complete and has passed inspection Propane tank and the propane lines in … More House Update #24: Exterior Stuff
The house is looking more and more finished. A lot of stuff has been completed since my last update. Big Man has been working on the house practically every minute he isn’t at his real job, and we’ve had tons of help from our parents and extended family. Here’s the list: Roofing is finally finished! … More House Update #23: Landscaping and Utilities
Another house update! This one is fun because all the progress is really starting to make the house look more finished, at least on the outside. The excavators have completed the final grading around the house, including building a rock retaining wall near one of the basement windows and leveling out the areas on both … More House Update #22: Siding and Stuff
Yes, I’m way overdue with this update, considering we started staining the logs over a month ago. But there’s a lot of wood to sand and stain! Seriously, it’s a LOT. While we have had so much help from family and friends, it still takes a while, especially when some work days had to be … More House Update #21: Stained Logs