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June 28, 2017 - Grading started for our house and garage
June 28, 2017 - Ron grading the house site (the rock in the foreground had to be blown up!)
July 11, 2017 - A good vantage point for watching the grading work!
July 7, 2017 - The floor plan
Sept 23, 2017 - The foundations are ready for concrete
Sept 30, 2017 - Pouring the concrete for the garage foundation
Sept 30, 2017 - Pouring the concrete for the house foundation
Sept 30, 2017 - James, our general contractor, and Danielle ready to help with the foundation work!
Oct 1, 2017 - We have a house foundation!
Oct 1, 2017 - Inspecting the concrete on the day after the garage foundation was poured
Oct 10, 2017 - Framing has started; view from the lower pasture
Oct 10, 2017 - Rough framing is well along
Nov 3, 2017 - Installing the roof trusses on the house
Nov 3, 2017 - The roof trusses have been installed on the house and garage
Nov 18, 2017 - The roof sheets have been installed
Nov 18, 2017 - The roof has been sheeted
Dec 12, 2017 - The chimney has been built
Dec 23, 2017 - Framing in the front door
Jan 6, 2018 - The roof paper was installed just a few days before the first real rains were forecast
Jan 6, 2018 - Installing the front door
Feb 8, 2018 - Installing the wood flooring
March 30, 2018 - Applying lath to the garage
March 14, 2018 - Almost ready for the stucco
April 10, 2018 - Bennie applying the second layer of stucco on the house
April 26, 2018 - Installing the solar panels on the garage
May 5, 2018 - Bennie spraying on the color-coat stucco
May 19, 2018 - Alfredo installing tile in the guest bathroom
June 16, 2018 - Alfredo appying mortar around the fireplace stones
June 8, 2018 - The septic system leach lines are in the ground
August 6, 2018 - Pouring the lower driveway
August 16, 2018 - Pouring the upper driveway
Sept 9, 2018 - We installed the Elfa shelving in the master closet ourselves
Sept 10, 2018 - John installing the master bedroom carpet
The house passed final inspection on Sept 19 - Move-in day at last!
Sept 19, 2018 - Move-in Day!
Dec 14, 2018 - Almost done, with astroturf in front of doors until pavers are installed
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