Monday, March 23, 2009

This is the beginning of the pad where the Tulikivi will sit. We need to put cement board on top, then tile, then the Tulikivi.

The support for the Tulikivi from below. The corn stove will fit in the nook.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Our house will be tightly sealed so we are adding an HRV (heat recovery ventilation) system to pull in fresh air and eliminate humid stale air.

Jim is finishing the retaining wall around the basement windows. Hard work!

The plumbing manifold and furnace are complete.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

The cats don't like being hauled back and forth to the farm in the Pet Taxi!

The garage doors are installed. They are insulated and have a thermal break to prevent heat/cold transfer from the outside into the garage.

Monday, March 2, 2009

All of the windows and doors are in. Plumbers are pretty much finished with the rough-in. The furnace is just about finished. The electricians still have a lot to do. We need to start working on the fireplace.