A lot of different work has been going on this past week, primarily with the focus being on electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. Most of this work is now roughed in. I will upload some photos this weekend showing where things stand. It’s been a constant battle fighting with the weather lately but things are still progressing forward. Roofing and siding should be coming soon. When they do, I will go into a little more detail in the decisions that have been made and explain the various design features.
At the end of last week the windows and doors were installed in the house. Everything looks good, check it out:
A quick update on the status of the house. Last week, framing continued and is nearing completion. It’s slowly starting to feel more and more like a house. You can now clearly see the spaces inside. This week should hopefully include the installation of the exterior weatherproofing and windows and doors (keep fingers crossed). At the same time, some of the other subs should be coming in and roughing in their associated elements, including plumbing, electrical, and HVAC. For many of the subcontractors involved, this is their first experience dealing with SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels). As a result, there will be a slight learning curve involved, but I expect the installation to go fairly smoothly. As each trade does their installation, I will provide photos and a brief discussion on associated concepts and work involved.
As we can begin to realize the interior spaces, we are running through some interior details, including railings and stairs. Stayed tuned for an update on those pieces as well.
I will post some more pictures of the progress tonight and keep you updated on when the weatherproofing, windows, and doors go in and provide some associated details with each installation.
view from balcony
Day 3 of wall/framing construction: