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The last major item that needed to be completed was the patio. My plans called for a 12×24 patio with a corner notched out for the Hot Tub. To build the patio I moved 3 pallets of stone, 5 yards … Continue reading
I am what some folks would call an “extreme do-it-yourselfer” and can tackle just about any home project. However, living nearly three hours away from this project has demanded I balance my desire to chip-in and tackle big portions of the … Continue reading
When I started the project I hoped to go for Passive House Certification or perhaps LEED certification. However, I quickly learned that both of these certifications were quite costly and required an enormous investments in time to ensure the right building … Continue reading
I have officially begun the construction loan process! After interviewing five local and national banks I ended up selecting Franklin Savings Bank for the construction loan. They had reasonable terms, understood the area, and were accustomed to working with my … Continue reading
As I prepare to build my dream home from researching to interviewing builders, I realized there are very few resources available which explain the gap between “thinking about building a house” and “breaking ground”. While I still have a long … Continue reading
I had a great meeting with Performance Building Supply last Friday to review the Window quote. The pricing was a bit higher than expected due to the 7 foot by 7 foot tempered glass windows I settled on for the … Continue reading
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With 300+ square feet in windows spec’d for the house, I have been doubtful about whether it would be feasible to stay within budget and specify high-performance triple pane window. However, today I got the answer to that question-a resounding yes! Intus … Continue reading