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The Home Stretch

January 10, 2010

We are getting close. We should be in the new house by this time next week. My goal is to be watching the Cowboys beat the Vikings next Sunday night in our new gameroom. But before we can realize that, a few punch list items need to be done. Since the last entry the following […]

Final Inspections, Utility Trim & Fencing

December 29, 2009

We returned from a great trip to Gulf Shores to find our home even closer to completion. Today’s visit revealed the following have been completed since our last visit before Christmas: – Electrical fixtures & trim (fans, lights, switches) – Plumbing trim (tub, shower and sink faucets, water heaters, tub skirt) – HVAC trim (vents, […]

Countertops, Floor tile and Paint

December 19, 2009

We were invited to our new next door neighbors, The Quinns, this afternoon for their Christmas Party so we got to take a peek at more progress. The folowing has been installed in the last few days: – Driveway and back patio concrete poured – Walls, ceilings and trim painted – Countertops, tub, shower and […]

T-Minus 30 Days

December 15, 2009

The 30 day countdown begins today! Our completion date is still set at 1/12/10 and we should be closing and picking up keys Friday of that week – the 15th of January. Today I went to the site at lunchtime to meet a guy who is giving us an estimate on window blinds. The painters […]

Doors, Trim & Cabinets

December 10, 2009

Today I planned to stop by and talk to Dustin about our fence and while I was there was able to see more progress. The following has been accomplished since our last visit: – Texture applied to walls – Garage door – Interior door frames, door slabs and casing – Window sills – Attic pull-down […]


December 4, 2009

The sheetrock was hung in the last 2 days! This was a welcome site and now we can really see what the house is going to be like now that we have walls. I also stopped by Dustin’s office to check on the schedule and it appears a lot will be happening between now and […]

Insulation & Green Tags

December 1, 2009

We returned this afternoon from a great trip to North Carolina with the family and we couldn’t resist going to see what progress was made while we were gone. It was rainy and cold out there today but I got to see the following items were complete since last week: – Insulation – Siding caulked […]

Pre-Sheetrock Meeting

November 23, 2009

Today I met Shawn The Builder at the house and we had a quick meeting to go over all the in-wall items to make sure we are on the same page before the sheetrock is installed. We confirmed the following add-ons we made were in fact installed properly: – Dual floodlights on the northeast corner […]

Electrical & HVAC

November 22, 2009

This weekend was good for 2 reasons: 1) The Cowboys were outplayed for 90% of the game but still beat the Redskins, 2) Our house is ready for sheetrock. Yesterday we visited 8904 Manana St. and found the following had been installed in the last week: – Electrical (switches and outlets, wiring and boxes) – […]

Roofing and Siding

November 17, 2009

Yesterday after I picked Mason up from Aunt Chris’s after work I stopped by and the crew was working late into the afternoon on laying down the roof shingles and putting the siding up on the sides of the house. You can also see where the front window has been removed – that is because […]