House

Humidifier

For operating instructions for the humidifier, see here.

Smoke alarm

For operating instructions for the smoke alarms, see here.

Sprinkler and water system

See here and see additions to sprinkler system.

Photos of Our New House in Progress

The house and surroundings...
Inside views of the upstairs...
Inside views of the downstairs...
We start the den...
The kitchen and pantry...
Impact on the storage room as cat-3, cat-5 and plumbing are added...
The garage mezzanine...
Extras were put in, like gas and water to the backyard deck...
The downstairs bathroom...
The downstairs bedroom and general framing...
The craftroom and the hallway...
The family room structural (framing, electricty, plumbing, etc.)...
The family room gets sheetrocked and mudded and mudded and mudded...
The mud is almost done, the high-traffic areas get laminate floors...
The finish work is done...
We undertake landscaping!
The first mezzanine was so successful that...
Now, return to the storage room...
Finally, we start thinking about the shop...
We undertake more landscaping!
We're having trouble getting a backhoe operator, so it's back to the shop...
The final landscaping?
We build the mother of all decks
The landscaping a couple of years later (as we near completion of deck)
Oh, the weather outside is frightful!
Lanscaping matured: Fall, 2008!
Landscaping redos: Summer, 2010
Upstairs bathroom