Under-Counter Appliances

We got our first appliance and drum-roll …… its a microwave !!!!! Why am I so excited? Because this isn’t just any old microwave – its an under-counter microwave. A what you ask? Let

Closets? Scmosets!

One of our newsletter subscribers (you have subscribed have you not – click here) asked a very astute question the other day – where are the closets? It’s a good question and one I’m

Chainsaw Head-to-Head

We have trees and those trees (unfortunately) need to find their way into our bonfires (and hopefully shelves). So what is a guy to do – except buy a chainsaw! Did I mention a

The Floorplan

It has come to our attention that we don’t have a floorplan of our house yet. But wait – we do !!!!! Below is our current plan which results in about a 900 sq.

North? or North?

One of the fancy new techniques we can do with technology is to take out AutoCad drawings and overlay them onto satellite imagery like that seen in Google maps. This requires setting a point

Windows !

Our first purchase for the new home is complete and it’s …. WINDOWS !!!! Kori and I rolled down to our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore (ReStore) because they were having a 25% off

First contoured sitemap

Today I finally got contour data imported into Revit and was able to create a 3D sitemap. Below is the first picture I’ve created showing the sloped hill, flattened area for driveway, and the

Man is the only animal to borrow tools

Today we joined the Denver Tool Library. This is really a very cool option for those who need use of a variety of tools but don’t have the space, money, or allowance of a

LiDAR

One of the many factors we’re trying to decipher is the lay of our land for a septic system. Ideally we would like the leach field to be downhill of the house and septic

Property Lines – To Be or Not To Be

Our two properties are approximately 4 acres each and are both long and skinny. Naturally the preferred views have our house pressed right up into a corner with 30′ setbacks (as required by zoning).