Monthly Archives: August 2014

Home Comfort (in an unfinished house)

We are pretty comfortable here in this unfinished house. When we moved all our stuff to the garage, we decided to bring some furniture inside. Some of the old hickory was out in the garage and it is better to … Continue reading

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Washer/Dryer Temporary Install with Dryer Repair

We are now washing and drying clothes in our unfinished house. Of the appliances that came with the house; dishwasher, stove top, and built in oven, the washer and dryer are the only items that we didn’t donate to Habitat … Continue reading

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Distractions=Lack of Progress

OR–What we did instead of working on the house! 1. Kids bought a new house that needed a lot of work! Besides bath renovation we also helped paint and tear out old flooring. 2. Renovated Arizona house in order to … Continue reading

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Hot Water Recirculation Problem

Earlier when I had trouble with the hot water circulation pump breaking the boiler flow control, I decided to install a pressure regulator/reducer between the pump and the cold water input for the hot water side of the boiler and … Continue reading

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Caulking and Insulation

As required by LEED, the outer shell must be fully sealed. All the sills, corners and rafters were recaulked–most were caulked on the original build but there were a few gaps. Much of the Roxul rock wool was installed before … Continue reading

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