Getting paint on the walls, choosing counters, and working with our local fire department to cut down on our wildfire risk.
Helping our build timeline along by contributing some owner work, this time by assembling kitchen cabinets from cabinetsbay
Getting our drywall finishes sorted out, which included going from a knockdown texture to a skip trowel texture.
Another entry in choosing interior finishes: this time we’re looking at electrical and plumbing fixtures – the jewelry of the house.
Deciding on our flooring for the house, including engineered hardwood, tile, and carpet for various areas of the house.
Choosing our interior paint colors from the huge range of options. Who knew there were so many whites and grays!?
Beginning our process of choosing interior finishes, including floors, paint, tile, light fixtures, and the other pretty bits in the house.
Going on a walkthrough of our house with our builder before the drywall phase to refine some framing and exterior elements.
Rising building and labor costs started to pinch our budget and our remaining contingency fund, pushing us to look for margin.
Some delays on our windows slowed things down but we finally got eyeglasses into our house! Which paved the way for some siding progress.