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Old 08-18-2008, 06:26 PM   #46
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1 quick question, on the outside AC unit, is the disconnect mounted right to the unit? Usually there is no room unless someone mounted the disconnect to a removable panel on the unit, which is a code violation. just an observation.

I believe it is on a panel. It was installed by a licsenced electrician and passed inspection so I really don't know what to say other then thanks for your observation.


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Few more from the basement.

Installed the Ditra last night.


Kohler tub/shower with Delta controls.


5" Halo can with shower trim.
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Old 08-19-2008, 11:30 AM   #48
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Couple more of the front of the house. Need to get going with the top soil and seed this fall.




Another project on the list is a set of stairs from the back of the garage to the walkout level, next to the retaining wall.

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Old 08-19-2008, 11:34 AM   #49
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Very nice work. I'm sure the lil lady is happy to see the exterior getting resolved. The look on her face in an earlier photo speaks volumes.

Like your handle as well, wonering if your far enough out from population to enjoy using it in the back yard.
Yeah, she has lots of plans for me.

As far as shooting in the back yard, I have but there are too many houses close that could send the man after me.
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I believe it is on a panel. It was installed by a licsenced electrician and passed inspection so I really don't know what to say other then thanks for your observation.

I wouldn't loose any sleep over it, just that the guy servicing the equipment is going to freak someday...
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Looks great! I really like the wood/tile mix.
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Looks great! I really like the wood/tile mix.
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Note to the wise. Don't use cheap Home Depot dry set thin set. I ended up having to re-lay the Ditra with good Kerabond dry set thinset.

Anyway, the tile is done, trim started, toilet is in. Need to order a vanity.

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looking good
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I've been working outside on the stairway behind the garage. I need to take some pics. It's about a 1/4 done.

I just picked up a electric plenum heater for my furnace today. So I need to start working on that before it gets cold.

Too many projects!
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Great work.
Also thanks for sharing it with us.
I am looking forward for more pictures.
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Been a busy few months.

I'm about 85% done with the stairway behind the garage. We've installed storm doors on the garage mandoors and on the main house entry. We did a bunch of dirt work only to lose it in a couple of big rains a few weeks ago. We did that again this weekend and installed 400 yards of sod on top of it. I'll probably end up getting a few hundred more yards to finish off the big slopes and the front yard.

The basement work has slowed (due to the outside work) but I did get the 24" bifold hung in the bath room closet as well as the main door in the bathroom. I still need to order the vanity.

I've had to hire out the drywall on the ceiling in my garage. I need to get the garage done so I can to get some crap out of the basement.

Anyway I did get a few pics taken, I'll get some more as time allows.

Outdoor stairs (stained pressure treated), there was about 40 80lb bags of Quickcrete in this job (2 steps and 6 footings). Thank god we have a mixer.

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The weather has been too wet for adding anymore sod and it's starting to turn cold. i doubt I'll get anymore down this year. The drywall crew finished the garage celing and I've started to finish the walls. I got the fire wall painted and trimmed out. I built a work bench and have started to sheet the rest of the walls with the GP smart siding my father in law donated to my project.

The only before pic I could find.


Ceiling and wall


Over view of fire wall side

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