Framing is wrapping up, and now we can see that it really is a house. Plumbing and roofing should begin next week, with siding soon after–which means we need to settle our discussions about the exterior color. What do you think, a dark, dark gray exterior, or a bright, ashy, cream exterior? Both are great modern looks, but we can only choose one.
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After a short intermission, the first floor walls were quick to raise, and today, the second floor begins to take shape. Walking through rough framing can often feel constricting, but not 654 Homewood. You can already feel the airiness of the first floor, from the kitchen opening into the dining room opening to the great room with its view to the backyard.
It may not seem like much, but that simple steel cross-beam that went in today, is one of the most important structural elements of any home and provides the confidence to build up–much like the spine of the house. With this in, we look excitedly forward to the beginning of framing.
The brand new basement is all “tucked in” now with backfill returning the soil to the soon-to-be front and backyard. Foundational utilities are all set, and soon the framing will begin to rise, to outline the silhouette of a beautiful new house.
The basement walls are set, ready for the first utilities to connect, and very soon, framing to begin above.
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Construction is officially rolling now with foundations for our new home poured and curing. There’s no turning back now. By this fall, we’ll have a beautiful new four-bedroom home available for a family to move in.