In our drive to become weathertight, we need to install our sliding glass doors. While Murray Windows & Doors must assemble and install three of the sliding glass doors, including the 3-panel 24 ft sliding glass door at the back of the house, there are two exterior sliding glass doors that must be assembled and installed. Seeing the […]
OK, ‘Tyvek’ isn’t a verb. But, then again, neither is ‘Google’. But everyone ‘Googles’ people, materials, terms, etc. We ‘Tyveked’ our roof today. Dave Edwards’ two-person team from Earth Bound Homes worked all day putting building wrap (Tyvek) over the flat and gable roofs. The Tyvek needs to be in place before Akeena Solar puts […]
After two failed inspections, we passed our natural gas inspection on Wednesday, 08/18/10, so we could have the PG&E team connect our natural gas line to the main going up Via Sereno. Today was [another] a big day. After the natural gas was connected, Bryan ensured the natural gas lines were covered with 6 inches […]
We finished the trench work for our natural gas and electric service lines from PG&E today. Bryan called for the first inspection and was fortunate to schedule the appointment for tomorrow (08/04/10). However, our PG&E Project Manager, Nathan Lee, cautioned us that the next available ‘lay in’ was two weeks out. Meeting with Allan Courtney […]
We have way too many trenches open on our job site so ‘closing’ one is an accomplishment (and worthy of a celebration!). At the same time, the components that must be completed for our roof are being addressed and we’re closer to being weathertight – so we can install the windows. Reviewing a Prototype for […]
We’re in Argentina and the team from Earth Bound Homes have been taking photos to document their progress.