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Just Two Weeks Left

September 15th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

The new house with landscapingThe house is really coming along. The carpet is in, and the landscaping (front yard only) is completed. The remaining yard will eventually be seeded. Unfortunately our closing date has been pushed out one week to September 28. This is because the stairs from the first to the second floor had to be replaced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Lighting and Plumbing Fixtures Installed

August 23rd, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

View of house from across the streetWe had a chance to take a peek in the new house tonight. It looked like most of the light fixtures and plumbing fixtures and hardware were in. The kitchen appliances were sitting in boxes, ready to be installed. The exterior doors now have hardware on them, so the house can be locked up. Not much has changed on the outside of the house, but I took a few new pictures anyway. Got a shot looking down on the deck from the playroom window. Another shot of the front porch shows just how big it is!

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The House is Painted

August 13th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

We stopped by the new house on the way home from the beach today to find that the exterior and interior painting had been done. All interior trim work is done, and the stair railings are in. Also the rear deck is completed, front porch is in progress, and the kitchen cabinets are installed. The tile is laid in the master bathroom, although grouting has not been done yet. The vanities in the master bath and upstairs hall bath are also in. It’s really starting to look like a house!

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Drywall Completed

August 1st, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Stopped by the new house last night and we were pleasantly surprised to see that the drywall was pretty much done. I took a couple of pictures with my phone camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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Siding Going On

July 21st, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

A view of the front of the house from across the streetToday we had our pre-drywall walkthrough of the house. The exterior wood siding is going up, and the plumbing, mechanical, and electrical is complete. Read the rest of this entry »

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Progress on Interior

July 2nd, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Interior shot looking from the family room toward the kitchenWell the outside of the house doesn’t look much different, bu t today we got a peek at some of the interior. This photo shows the half-wall between the family room and the breakfast nook and kitchen beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Roof is On

June 24th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Front-Right ViewA lot of progress has been made since the last post, the most significant of which is that the roof is completed. This will hopefully eliminate any delays due to weather.

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Framing Started

June 7th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Framing ProgressThis week framing began on the new house. Shortly after this photo was taken, we were told that the second floor framing needed to be redone because it needed to be nine feet instead of eight feet.

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Foundation Completed

May 16th, 2006 by Scott McFarlane

Cleared Site with FoundationOur Realtor sent us this photo which shows the foundation is complete. The brick piers will eventually outline the wrap-around front porch.

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