Once your framing is complete, the inspections have passed and the bank has finalized their first draw, your project will move on to rough electric and plumbing, insulation and drywall. The siding, shutters, doors, windows and Read More
We were so excited on June 6th, because it was the date we were set to break ground on our new home! We drove out after work to see the progress annnnnd…nothing. Okay, no problem. They’re probably starting tomorrow. Next day…still nothing. Apparently, there was a Read More
We had our pre-construction meeting about 100 months ago – or maybe it was just in March! It feels like ages ago especially now that we’re into trim work and flooring at our house! They told us this meeting would last three to four hours and we were there for every bit of four hours! My best piece of advice on this step is Read More
Design Studios are full of inspiration…and beautiful kitchens! Exhibit A in that featured photo above.
If you’ve been reading these new build posts in order, the next step in the process is to meet your design consultant and choose EVERYTHING for your home over the course of two hours, give or take thirty minutes. Don’t worry, what you put on paper during this meeting still isn’t Read More
Before we jump into this post can we all just take a minute to soak in that beautiful view? (ignoring the weeds that will be a pretty lawn soon enough!) Is that really my future backyard? It’s such a blessing to have a home filled with people you love in a setting like this. I’ll remember Read More
Anyone having trouble falling asleep at night? I present this blog post on finances just for you and the fix to your sleep problems! Just be sure to come back and read it again in the morning if you’re considering building a house, because it does Read More
The title of this post may or may not have been inspired by my interest in the show ‘So You Think You can Dance’. It seemed fitting to write this phrase in the same tone. Our big adventure this year is building our forever home and it all started 5 short months ago when we sat down for a consultation at Schumacher Homes naive to the entire process (well, I was anyway), but ready to dream. We’re learning a lot along the way so if you are thinking of building a house or Read More