Week 108 – Steel Work

The steel work has started in the house for both the interior and exterior. On the inside, the fireplace wrapping is installed.

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The staircase railing has also started.

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On the exterior, the planters and trellis installing on the roof top deck has also started.

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In addition, lots of other general progress. The garage door has been installed.

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The footing for the staircase leading up to the front door has also started.

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We should be tracking for completion no later than end of April. We can’t wait to move in!

Week 106 – Bathroom Glass

The upper part of the driveway has cured and looks great.

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The wood is being installed over the fireplace.

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All the glass has been installed in the bathrooms.

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The stove finally arrived has been installed.

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It also looks like the garage door has been installed but since it was left open I didn’t want to try closing it in case it wasn’t final yet.

The wood floors are also being prepped for finishing so that will start next week as well.

Week 105 – Appliances

We have been in India for the past few weeks so it was fun to see all the progress made while out of the country.

We arrived today to find the driveway pour started.

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After navigating around pour, we found all the steel planters installed in the auto-court.

The front door hardware has been installed.

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The wallpaper has been applied in the powder room.

Kitchen appliances have been installed with the exception of the stove which is currently lost in transit somewhere.

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Mirrors have been installed in the bathrooms.

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The outdoor kitchen appliances have also been installed.

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Things are progressing nicely and we will hopefully be moving soon.

Week 103 – Into the Home Stretch

We can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel at least for the interior. Cleanup has started in prep to finish both the concrete and hardwood floors.

The fireplace hearth was poured.

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We also have our permanent electric meter installed and the solar will be hooked in shortly so we can start getting credit from the panels.

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The guest bath tile is finished and will be grouted early next week.

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The cork floor was also installed the kitchen but is currently covered so no picture of that yet.

Next week, the driveway will hopefully get started as well as the installation of the steel planters in the auto-court.

Week 102 – Auto court paving done

The rain and drizzle held off long enough to get the paving in the auto-court finished.

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It was also finally dry enough to get the granite slabs installed over the outdoor kitchen.

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The tile in the guest room finally arrived and work has resumed.

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Lots of other little details are being finished up like door hardware, closet rods, towel holders, etc. I’m actually starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.