Week 9: Tin Roof – Part 2

Here’s just a quick update of what was done last week. The tin roof on the house is finished, other than where the tin needs to be cut. The ladders and strapping were completed on the garage, and then almost all of the roof on the front of the garage was installed. And the back…

Week 8: Trusses and Vicwest Tin Roof

Roof Trusses Last week Monday we got started putting up the trusses. We rented a crane for the day to get the trusses up there. It also ended up being kind of cold for the middle of June, and very windy! The trusses were flying around like kites.┬áThe guys spent a good amount of time…

Week 7: More Framing

Tony and I bought 30 acres of land in a small community south of Ottawa, ON, and we started building our forever home in April 2016. We have been planning our dream home for a few years, and this year we decided to build our house and act as our own general contractors. We are…