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!Continue reading “Update: Siding, Cabinets and more”
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…Continue reading “Milestone: Insulation and Drywall”
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.Continue reading “Milestone: Frame Walk Tour”
Ahh the design studio; home and host of every finish that will go into your new build. Soak it in; there’s a lot to unpack here.
Once you’re contract is complete, you’ll be assigned to a design partner through the builder to guide you through this critical process. I cannot express enough how important this relationship is. You will only get 2-3 appointments if you’re lucky. So, if you don’t vibe with the designer you’re assigned to, don’t be shy to ask for someone else to work with.Continue reading “Building 101 – The Design Studio”
In my previous post I shared details about the structural and exterior decisions I made for our home and why. As promised, here is part 2 of the ‘non-sexy’ series; Electrical decisions.Continue reading “Structural, Exterior, and Electrical Decisions – Part 2”