Category Archives: Building New House

General Update

It’s been a while since I posted an update.  We were on vacation to Disney World and then have been working on paperwork issues.  The shell is up, all doors and windows are set, the roof is done and about … Continue reading

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Our Front Door Is In

We finally got our front door installed.  Counting the window on top it is almost 10′ tall.  I think it is looking good with the porch columns.  Now we have to pick a color to paint the porch floor.  Since … Continue reading

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Porch Almost Done

Our front porch is almost done. You can see the arch that will be over our front door

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Working On The Porch Arch

The center peak of the porch gets an arch on the underside to match the arch over the door.  You can see the arch taking shape in this picture.  There will be another piece of OSB against the house and … Continue reading

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More Work On The Front Porch

We have a center peak on the front porch that is going in.  We like the look of it, but it is a lot of time consuming work so it is going a bit slower.  The siding crew has most … Continue reading

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More of the Porch Done

The center of the porch gets a peeked roof section with an arch under it to correspond with the top of the front door. I also checked on my rhubarb and raspberries and they are starting to come up.  I don’t think … Continue reading

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Getting Close To The Outside Being Done

Our front porch is getting close to being done.  All but this front face of the roof has also been shingled.  Add siding and the front door and the outside will be basically done.

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Working On Our Front Porch

We have 6 columns to hold up our front porch and our builder started setting them last week.  The first 3 are set and are looking quite good.  The look is what I feel my wife wanted when she told … Continue reading

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Our Back Porch Is On

  Our back porch is on and done except for the railing and of course the roofing The second picture shows the porch from the end of the house off the walkout.

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Starting On The Front Porch

Work on the front porch framing has started.  The porch is almost 400 square feet and will also be covered.  The gas meter was installed today so and the furnace is hooked up enough to start running and start pumping … Continue reading

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