OUR NEW HOUSE

One day of construction at a time

Outdoor BBQ

Outdoor BBQ

In June and July we added an outdoor BBQ counter which pretty well completes our pool area hardscape. Here it is complete. Note the railings on the left side of the counter. Those are made to look like the other railings in our house, but they are hollow and carry the utilities to the counter,Read more about Outdoor BBQ[…]

Outdoor shower pan

Outdoor shower pan

We weren’t particular happy with how are outdoor shower off of the garage looked so in May we added a concrete drainage pan, tiled with a flat pebble look, and used flat pebbles around the flagstone pathway nearby.  We love how it turned out!

Sign-off

Sign-off

Two weeks ago, we got the final sign-off on the project.  It came as a huge relief, as the project felt like it needed to be done. The final sign-off was a bit complicated.  Technically, all we had left to be signed off on was the landscaping.  But the landscaping sign-off was not simple, andRead more about Sign-off[…]

In the gutter

In the gutter

In addition to the landscape main irrigation lines being installed and buried last week, we checked on more piece of flat work off our list – the stretch of gutter along our old driveway entrance. All the sandstone curb was moved from the side of the old driveway mouth, (the curved parts), and the newRead more about In the gutter[…]