• Monday was a crazy day here in the reno zone. At one point we had three cargo vans and seven contractors bumping into each other in the house. The HVAC guy connected up the supply line to the office and when I turned the heat on, lo and behold it worked! You can see where the new duct runs up from the basement. (and yes I wanted them to step in the bulkhead for the fridge plug. The window installer put in the window and it really makes a difference to see out into our backyard directly instead of having to crane our heads around. New window looks nice and will be great place to work overlooking the backyard. Then

  • We don't want the window to be too small (because we need to get as much light in as possible), but if it is too large, the uppers might not fit! So we need to get the sizing right so that the rough opening will accomodate the window.

  • Since we signed the contract, we have been moving forward to get the schedule locked down and all of the drawings for the cabinets in place so they can be sent to the cabinet makers to get started. On Friday I was supposed to finalize the drawings with my comments, but came down with brutal flu bug and stayed in bed basically for 36 hours. After the weekend [and feeling much better] I am going over to the contractor's office today to co-ordinate. Just a few small things and confirming that we are all on the same page because its easier to make sure that things are aligned at the drawing stage rather than later on! I have to also

  • We got a draft copy of the contract today and after a few revisions, will be able to start the project!