Well, today’s the day we’ve been waiting for… they’ve dug the foundation! Not only does it look really deep standing at the edge looking down, but of all the foundation types to choose from when building a home, a basement foundation probably takes the longest, so patience is a must. Read more
My husband and I knew the minute everything was set with the builder and the next step was digging the foundation, the weather was just bound to get bad. We couldn’t have predicted that any better even if we were weathermen! Our foundation was supposed to be dug about 4 days ago now, and since that day we’ve had a lot of rainfall. Read more
It’s been a few days since our final contract meeting and my husband met our building supervisor at our lot to see the stakes that show the perimeter of our house and where the foundation will be.
With all of the color selections and materials chosen, the final piece of the puzzle prior to construction was to have a final meeting with the builder and go over all of the structural changes we decided to make in the initial contract and give the builder 3.5% to start construction. Read more
After the initial shock of the flooring situation, we tried to get our heads back on the task at hand. With much debate, we decided if any serious upgrades were going to be done,
it was definitely going to be on the flooring since it spans the entire home design’s open floor plan and is present or visible from every room. Read more
We chose the exterior color scheme at the same time we selected all of the finishes in the interior of our home. That was definitely an important day! One thing I decided to do prior to our meeting with the interior designer was spend more time in the builder’s spec home that we initially fell in love with. Read more