The terrace is pretty much done and the steel bases for the railing are installed.
All the structural steel for the floating steps for the front door entry are in place and the rest of it will be formed and poured early next week. It will be so nice to finally have steps.
In solar news, the city passed our system and the meter has been installed. It is already pretty cool to see how our system is performing.
The main irrigation lines are also installed allowing us to start landscaping.
Things should be wrapping up in the next month and we may move into this house yet.
Progress continues on the steel railings for the staircase.
The deer fence is also getting finished out.
The upper deck planters and trellis continues.
The framework for the floating entry steps is in progress.
Finally get to see the finished island without all the protective tape and paper. I can’t wait to cook with this view.
The steel work has started in the house for both the interior and exterior. On the inside, the fireplace wrapping is installed.
The staircase railing has also started.
On the exterior, the planters and trellis installing on the roof top deck has also started.
In addition, lots of other general progress. The garage door has been installed.
The footing for the staircase leading up to the front door has also started.
We should be tracking for completion no later than end of April. We can’t wait to move in!
The upper part of the driveway has cured and looks great.
The wood is being installed over the fireplace.
All the glass has been installed in the bathrooms.
The stove finally arrived has been installed.
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.
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.
After navigating around pour, we found all the steel planters installed in the auto-court.
The front door hardware has been installed.
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.
Mirrors have been installed in the bathrooms.
The outdoor kitchen appliances have also been installed.
Things are progressing nicely and we will hopefully be moving soon.
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.
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.
The guest bath tile is finished and will be grouted early next week.
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.
The rain and drizzle held off long enough to get the paving in the auto-court finished.
It was also finally dry enough to get the granite slabs installed over the outdoor kitchen.
The tile in the guest room finally arrived and work has resumed.
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.
The auto court area is getting prepped for pavers now that we’ve finally had a break from the rain.
The guest house privacy screen is also complete.
The fireplace hearth has also been poured.
Electrical work continued this weekend to call in an inspection on Monday to get the meter added to the house.
The floating staircases were encased with wood this week.
The stair lighting was also installed.
Light fixtures continue to be installed. Here is the pendant in the guest house.
The tub in the upstairs master in finally in place.
All the AC units continue to be installed and hooked up.
It also seemed like electricity was on at least partially in the house as a lot of the lights worked. All the smoke detectors were installed as well and I don’t know if they put batteries in right before the move in date, but they were all chirping.
This week we saw a lot of plumbing fixtures being installed.
The sink and faucet in the powder room.
The shower fixtures in the downstairs master.
Shower fixtures in the upstairs master.
Light fixtures installed in the upstairs master. Mirrors are being fabricated.
Kitchen sink fixture.
Toilets are also being installed in all the bathrooms.
Light fixtures are also being installed but a lot are still wrapped in plastic. Here is the one in our master closet.
On the exteriors, the ceiling heaters have been installed in the screened patio area.
Gutters and downspouts are also being installed.
The hope is to get the electricity turned on in the next week and also start the auto-court pavers. Cork flooring is also going into the kitchen and maybe even appliances.