Monday, July 26, 2010

Construction Update ~ Wk 16

We’re back in business!!  It was back to work on our house after a couple of weeks of delay.  The inspectors wanted us to add a steel beam our garage for extra support.  (Of course, they all said they thought it was fine and that it wouldn’t sag any more but they wanted to cover themselves.)

Here is the big steel beam that went above the garage:

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They dug the trench from our house to the shop to run the underground electrical wires to the shop in order to have power in the shop.  Yes, this was done by hand!

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Friday, they started hanging the sheetrock up in the house.  They will pick back up on Monday.

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Saturday, Rob got out and started caulking the eaves of the house so that he can start painting.

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The  kids were out doing more yard cleaning and weeding the flowerbeds in the front of the house.  The weeds have taken over during this construction process.  They looked like little jungles :)

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Hopefully, the next week will bring more labor and fruit!

6 comments:

Jenn said...

Glad y'all were able to get started again. Waiting can seem forever.

Cinnamon said...

I'm so glad things are coming along. Looks like you will have some tired kids from working so hard :-)

~Cinnamon

knit1kids4 said...

Looking like some good working getting done!

Kristy said...

How exciting! Everything is coming to together - and will one day be ALL together! Neat to have everyone helping out!

Katie said...

By hand?! Wow, that's some serious muscle work! It's lookin' good!

8)(8 said...

Wow.