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Old 03-28-2009, 04:11 PM   #106
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Got the landing done.


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Old 04-13-2009, 08:40 AM   #107
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Stairway is done! Carpet is ordered and should be a go this week.





A gate to keep the dog down and the 18 mo kid up.

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I need to get some pics but just a quick update.

Basement bedrooms are now carpeted (not diy ) and I have got the basement familyroom cleanedout and ready for drywall. Again not diy, I've had enough drywall work for a while. The drywall guy wasn't busy and showed up right away this morning to start work.

Landscape work continues, I borrowed a skidsteer and am getting ready for the 540 yards of sod coming Saturday. We also prepped a playground area. I also started clearing off an area for another garage.
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You have done a lot of work! Very inventive to install the spindles upside down, to attach the top of the handrail there. Question, did the Inspector pass the handrails like that? Very colorful walls. Be safe, G
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You have done a lot of work! Very inventive to install the spindles upside down, to attach the top of the handrail there. Question, did the Inspector pass the handrails like that? Very colorful walls. Be safe, G
Rural area, no inspectors other then state electrical.
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540 yards of sod on Saturday. Helps to have some help, a semi to haul it and a big skidsteer to move it.







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Now the basement updates.

Kids toys moved into playroom, oldest is moved into his new room and guest room has been put to use for the sod crew.







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I had enough and subbed the drywall out in the big basement family room. That and I want it done so i can refi before the rates get any higher....



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Looks like work. I was asking about inspections because your handrails need returns for safety, page 9, and your pickets' spacing may catch a child's head when your not looking, page 15.
http://www.stairways.org/pdf/2006%20...C%20SCREEN.pdf
This pertains to exterior decks and stairs, as well. This is minimum national code for safety. I have four boys of my own, 21-37 years old.
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Looks like work. I was asking about inspections because your handrails need returns for safety, page 9, and your pickets' spacing may catch a child's head when your not looking, page 15.
http://www.stairways.org/pdf/2006%20...C%20SCREEN.pdf
This pertains to exterior decks and stairs, as well. This is minimum national code for safety. I have four boys of my own, 21-37 years old.
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Thanks for the link. Looks like I have some good winter projects.
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On the home stretch now. Basement family room is painted, floor is stained and installed the wetbar'ish counter. Just have to hang 2 doors and finish the trim!



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