The Roof

It is mid-June and our new house still does not have a roof. Apparently, roof trusses are not typically part of the original blueprints.  Typically, this part of construction is deferred to a later date as it requires more involvement between the architect, the engineer, and the city approving the permits.  Trusses need to be…

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Foundations and Footings

This step in the project started in mid-January.  They opened up floors and started digging holes all around the house soon after the brazilian wood floors were cleared out. First, there were small piles of dirt in the living room, then the master bedroom, then the other two bedrooms, then the garage, then the backyard. Then…

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