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
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
Sprinklers in Single Family Homes, say what???? I don't believe I have ever seen a fire sprinkler system in a stand alone, single family home. Unlike large office buildings, apartment … [Read more...] about Sprinklers In Single Family Residential
Hi, my name is Matt Taylor-Rennert. Recently, my husband I decided to build a custom home for our family in Evergreen, CO, a mountain community just outside of Denver. We currently live in Denver, and … [Read more...] about Building a Mountain Home
Here we will cover cover the general processes that go on when getting a building permit for a new building or remodel. While every jurisdiction will have their own specific ways of permitting, there … [Read more...] about The Permitting Process