I recently came across an issue regarding how horizontal intermediate railings, like shown below, can cause a hazard to children, because they can climb up these and fall over. It is referred to as … [Read more...] about Ladder Effect & Guardrails
Since the last post, we have been wrapping up all the final touches. Final electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler, painting and trim were all completed. Our power was turned on. We got the … [Read more...] about Home Build Complete!
We keep hoping that we will get to a point where it's less busy, but it just keeps getting busier! We are pushing towards finishing this thing and about 3 weeks out! Since the last post, we've has … [Read more...] about Finishes- Light at the end of the tunnel!
Drywall is going in! There were some delays because the delivery of drywall got delayed, but were hoping its all done in about 2 weeks. We're in a bit of a time crunch because the tiler can only get … [Read more...] about Drywalling & Getting Ready for Finishes
We've been wrapping up all our rough-ins, getting inspection sign offs for plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fireplace, and fire sprinkler. We also just got the exterior painted which has been … [Read more...] about Finishing Rough Ins, Painting, Deck, & Insulation
Since mid-May 2020, we've gone from just having walls framed up to having windows, siding, roofing, and decks. As well as rough-ins for HVAC, plumbing, and fire sprinklers. Its been a busy … [Read more...] about Framing Through Rough-Ins
A lot has happened since I last posted! Last time I posted, we had just cleared the trees to prep the lot for digging. We have excavated and installed the septic, excavated the house, formed the … [Read more...] about Excavation Through Framing
There are several instances when you may be required to have a fire resistant wall between two areas or rooms within a building. One of the most common reasons for this would be two different … [Read more...] about Fire Rating Options at Interior Windows