When is a hose bib not a hose bib? When it’s an ultra cool marine-grade hydrant!
Meet the ultra sleek Aquor® House Hydrant V2+ In-Wall Outdoor Faucet System by Aquor Water Systems based in Bellevue/Port Townsend, WA. While this hydrant style faucet system may feel like new technology to the residential world; the team at Aquor Water Systems have been adapting the popular deck wash hydrant found on boats since 2014.
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Pandemic life has a lot of people thinking ‘wow, my house really needs a refresh’. After spending countless hours at home, things people have overlooked for many years are now staring them in the face – literally.
The most common spaces I have been contracted to work on in the past twelve months are kitchens, master bedrooms and bathrooms; in that order and it’s no wonder why. Busy families who were often eating out on the fly, are now dining in, parents who used to spend eight to ten hours a day away from their children are now with them – sometimes 24/7 and bathrooms are functioning double time with all day use.
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As we head into the holidays, the pace has picked up on our new build progress. Now that most of the work has progressed indoors, things are getting more exciting!
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Things have moved quickly since my last update on the build and the tips I shared on my frame walk post were really valuable. Now that the home is insulated and drywalled, it’s near impossible to determine what is going on within the walls, so documenting everything beforehand will be a great resource moving forward. Inevitably each step of the build will present items that need to be addressed, so here are some things to consider…
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On November 6, we had our virtual frame walk tour to view our homes progress to date. This was a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the build and to make requests for any minor changes that needed to happen before insulation and drywall begins. I had an opportunity to stop by over the weekend to film my own walk through, which is posted to my IGTV below.
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