Week 17: Insulation and Septic System

Last week in-between all the packing and moving we were also working on getting the insulation done. ¬†We decided to go with R22 fiberglass insulation. We decided not to do spray foam because of the higher cost. At this point in the build we’re trying to scale back where we can so we can hopefully…

Moving Day!

Yesterday was moving day! We listed our third house way back in March, thinking that it would take all summer for it to sell. But thanks to our amazing real estate agent, Vicki Vanderveen from EXSELLence Realty, our house sold within 5 days! That may not seem like that big of a deal, but in…

Week 15: Soffit and Fascia

Last week Steve and Matt from Dovetail Carpentry started installing the fascia and the soffit around the house. The front of the house is finished and I think it really tidies up the roofline. We are going to have three potlights above our front step where those holes are cut out. We decided to go…

Week 14: Plumbing, Electrical, & HVAC

We had a lot going on last week, including plumbing, electrical, the furnace was brought in, and the ductwork for the furnace and HRV was started. Nothing is finished completely, but here are some progress pictures. Here is the chimney for the furnace. We bought a wood furnace with propane backup, so we needed to…