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
Bee Prepared... by Dalkita, Inc. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available … [Read more...] about Distilling Craft: Bee Prepared
Here are our top five cost-effective and simple ways to achieve energy efficiency in a custom mountain home. #1. Passive Solar - Harness the Sun It can get quite cold at higher elevation in … [Read more...] about Building an Energy-Efficient Mountain Home
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