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comp1911 07-20-2007 11:17 AM

New House DIY
 
Here are a few pictures of the things we did our self when building my house in 2005.

ICF Foundation
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00143.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00145.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00160.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00185.jpg

comp1911 07-20-2007 11:19 AM

T&G vaulted ceiling in great room
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00356.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00362.jpg

Tile, Paint and Trim
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00363.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00361.jpg

comp1911 07-20-2007 11:25 AM

Hung cabinets, installed tops and appliences

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00439.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00447.jpg

Bellawood maple floor
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00446.jpg

Master Bath
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00443.jpg

comp1911 07-20-2007 11:28 AM

Wirsbo radiant heat in garage slab
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00428.jpg

Wirsbo radiant heat system with Wirsbo ProPanel and manifolds, Argo 16KW electric boiler on dual fuel elec service, main floor is forced air LP furnace. I did the install.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00584.jpg


Finally, front of house
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00336.jpg

Back of house
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...e/DSC00332.jpg

DIY'd - Concrete, plumbing, radiant heat, sized and purchased furnace and AC system, paint, trim, tile, HW floor, T&G ceiling, hung doors

Subbed - Shell (Frame, roof, side, windows), Insulation except between floor trusses where I fit foam board and also spayed HandiFoam, sheetrock, electrical and duct work.

Currently finishing the basement myself doing all trades. Electrical rough in inspection is done and I have 3 rooms hung and two mudded.

ktkelly 07-20-2007 02:36 PM

I just cannot understand why you didn't build the shell too.....:laughing:



Looking good. :thumbsup:

comp1911 07-20-2007 03:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ktkelly (Post 53774)
I just cannot understand why you didn't build the shell too.....:laughing:



Looking good. :thumbsup:


LOL, I'd still be roofing it. :laughing:

joeyboy 07-20-2007 03:28 PM

Looks awesome!

SecretSquirrel 07-20-2007 05:34 PM

Dang!!! :notworthy:

ron schenker 07-20-2007 05:42 PM

Was this all done in your spare time?

Medium_Pimpin' 07-20-2007 07:40 PM

Looks great, very impressive!

comp1911 07-23-2007 07:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ron schenker (Post 53798)
Was this all done in your spare time?

Yes, what we did ourselves was done after working 7-3:30 and weekends, not to mention vaction days. It took one year to complete (main floor finished) to move in.

The contractor that built the shell only took about a month. It took my dad and I most of the summer to accomplish the concrete work in the evenings and weekends.

Thanks for the comments guys. :yes:

sendres 07-24-2007 01:35 PM

Most Excelent
 
Most impressive. I'm thinking of doing something similar in a couple of years once a new acreage opens up. Its nice to see that it can be done.

Cheers

Bandana 07-24-2007 03:04 PM

Are you happily married? My husband starts home projects but never finishes them!

Nice job... Thanks for including so many pictures.

comp1911 07-24-2007 03:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bandana (Post 54358)
Are you happily married? My husband starts home projects but never finishes them!

Nice job... Thanks for including so many pictures.

Yup, I am happily married. :eek: :laughing:

Thank you for the comments.

New2dis 08-05-2007 06:57 PM

nice work


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