Monthly Archives: May 2012

Practical Plumbing 101

When we first started devising and revising the plan for this house, it seemed logical to locate all the plumbing elements in one area to save money.  In practical terms, this lead us to locate the upper and lower bathrooms more … Continue reading

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My Name is John … and I am Addicted to Insulation !!

I love insulation!  The wall composition of this house is the aspect that I am most excited about.  Windows are nice, radiant heating is cool, hardwood floors lovely, but INSULATION is tops with me.  (see “Anatomy of a Double Wall” for … Continue reading

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Framed – Ready for Siding and Other Details

The house is ‘wrapped’ and ready for the siding to be applied.  Jonathan Good will start this job this week while we continue to plug away at jobs inside the house.  The rough electrical is in progress and the plumbing … Continue reading

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April was Productive!!!

WE managed to get a tonne of work done during the month of April: the framing was completed; the roof was installed; the windows and doors were installed; and the first stage of the insulation was installed. Here are a … Continue reading

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