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April 3 - Scones in second guest bathroom at Guest House.
April 3 - The ceiling fan has been installed in the main area at the Guest House.
April 3 - Final sanding has been done in the garage and the trim is ready for a coat.
April 3 - Sanding has been finished in Master Bedroom and is ready for paint.
April 3 - Drywall touch up was done today.
April 3 - Drywall touch up was done today.
April 3 - Kitchen window trim has been sanded and is ready for trim paint too.
April 3 - The painters are putting up plastic so they can paint.
April 4 - The painters are spraying the trim in the house.
April 4 - The electricians got the wiring done for the under-cabinet lights.
April 5 - The reverse osmosis faucet is installed in the kitchen at the Guest House.
April 5 - Today the landscapers buried irrigation along the fence towards the Guest House.
April 5 - Yesterday the landscapers buried the irrigation that watered the screening put in at the beginning of construction.
April 5 - The trim has been painted on the beams in the Study.
April 5 - This is the hallway towards the Study showing the painted wainscoting.
April 5 - Looking down the hallway towards the laundry room at the painted wainscoting.
April 5 - A photo towards the kitchen and down the hallway showing the plastic taping that was done so the painters could spray.
April 5 - Everything that isn't trim had to be covered in plastic.
April 5 - They were able to tape off but not completely mask this opening. They have the floor covered on the other side and the doors taped off, so that area is safe.
April 5 - Spraying is in process!
April 5 - Shower fixtures installed at Guest House.
April 5 - The faucet is installed in bathroom at Guest House.
April 5 - The concrete floor has been scraped and prepped for the wood floor install.
April 5 - The thresholds in both room had low spots, so they put some mud there and will sand it down when it's dry.
April 5 - The other bedroom floor is all scraped and prepped for wood install too.
April 6 - Porch lights have been installed on the Guest House.
April 6 - The Guest House great room has a fan. Pendant lights have been installed over the bar.
April 6 - The engineered flooring is going down in one of the Guest House bedrooms. This photo was taken about noon. The room is nearly finished now (4 pm). The blue tape holds the floor together until the glue sets.
April 6 - The Guest House bedrooms have ceiling fans installed.
April 6 - Lavatory faucets (and shower valves and heads) have been installed in the Guest House.
April 6 - The kitchen sink faucet is installed. The remaining hole behind the right bowl is for the disposal air switch.
April 6 - The Main Front Porch sconce lights are in place and wired. Painters are working inside, hence the plastic.
April 6 - The painters are painting the wood trim with oil paint for a very smooth finish. They are also spraying the doors here in the Master Bedroom of the Main House.
April 6 - The wood trim is being painted. It is very smooth to the touch. You can see a slight reflection on the left edge of the photo.
April 6 - The Garage is being sprayed.
April 6 - Outside lights have been installed and wired on the Garage.
April 7 - The shower head and trim is in place. Two shelves will be installed in the corner where the white lines are.
April 7 - The toilet has been installed in Bath 1 of the Guest House.
April 7 - Most of the wood floor in Bedroom 2 of the guest house is in place. The flooring sub was out sick today.
April 7 - Bath 2 has the toilet and shower trim installed.
April 7 - The screen porch framing is being installed. The workers needed to get a diamond bit for drilling in the floor tile.
April 7 - This large opening will have two verticals (three openings). It will also have a horizontal rail with spindles per code.
April 7 - The painters are rolling the ceilings in the house. The trim spraying is complete.
April 7 - The sheen of the wood walls shows with the Owner Entry door open. The wood trim and walls are very slick.
April 10 - The flooring is complete in Bedroom #2 in the guest house.
April 10 - The floor is over half-way finished in Bedroom #1 in the guest house.
April 10 - Shoe moulding is finished in the guest house kitchen.
April 10 - The skins are installed on the bottom of the guest house kitchen cabinets. They are ready for lighting now.
April 10 - Wall and ceiling paint has started in the Kitchen.
April 10 - Painting is in progress in the upper area of the Foyer.
April 10 - The first coat and additional patching has been done in Her Study.
April 10 - Painting is complete except for touchup in the Jr. Master Bedroom.
April 10 - The Jr. Master Bath is ready for its second coat of wall paint.
April 10 - The Master Bedroom has its first coat of paint on the walls and ceiling.
April 10 - The Study cabinet looks much better with the newly replaced doors.
April 10 - Shoe moulding has been added around the base cabinets in the Study.
April 11 - The kitchen ceiling and walls are finished except for a little touchup.
April 11 - The master bedroom ceiling just needs one more coat of paint.
April 11 - The master closet painting is nearly finished.
April 11 - Bases were built under the corner posts today in the study.
April 11 - The crown moulding is finished on the gun cabinet.
April 11 - Corner moulding will be installed on both sides of the gun cabinet once the counter tops are finished.
April 11 - The guest house screen framing was installed today. The pickets will be installed next.
April 11 - The north porch screen framing is nearly complete.
April 11 - The south porch is ready for pickets and then screening and the door.
April 11 - The wood floor is finished in the guest house now.
April 11 - The bench seat and curb are set in this shower.
April 11 - The bench seat, curb and corner shelves are installed in this guest bath.
April 12 - The security alarm trim out began today. The keypad is mounted in the guest kitchen.
April 12 - The security distribution panel is mounted next to the breaker box.
April 12 - The entertainment center is nearly complete now.
April 12 - The detailing of the TV inset turned out very nicely.
April 12 - Fluted trim was added on either side to finish out the opening.
April 12 - The wine bar has its new doors installed.
April 12 - Base trim is complete around the kitchen cabinets.
April 12 - The painters are making good progress. This closet was painted today.
April 12 - The master bedroom ceiling is finished and looks great.
April 12 - Trees arrived today and planting began.
April 12 - These trees are ready to plant tomorrow.
April 12 - A small tree was planted near the front right corner of the house.
April 12 - A couple more trees were planted near the head of the driveway.
April 13 - The counter top is finished in Bath 3. The smaller hole is where the drain will go through for the vessel sink.
April 13 - The Jr. Master counter tops are installed.
April 13 - The sink looks nice in the counter tops.
April 13 - The second vanity in the Jr. Master bath is finished.
April 13 - This is the knee space in the Jr. Master bath.
April 13 - The tops are installed in the master closet on the bench and island.
April 13 - The master bath counters are in progress.
April 13 - The knee wall cap of the master bath shower looks good installed.
April 13 - The crown trim is finished around the cabinets in the laundry room.
April 13 - The painting is finished in the master bedroom except for touchups.
April 13 - The wine bar counter top and backsplash are complete.
April 13 - The counter top is installed on the gun cabinet in the Study.
April 13 - More trees were planted today. This one is near the corner of the guest house.
April 13 - The center oak tree of the driveway circle was planted today.
April 14 - Counter tops and the sink are installed in the laundry room.
April 14 - The service lavatory counter top is now finished. The painters even had time to mask it and paint the wall today!
April 14 - The kitchen looks absolutely magnificent with its counter tops installed!
April 14 - The brays room kitchen counters are complete. The backsplash and appliances are all that remain here.
April 14 - The master bathroom counters are finished.
April 14 - The master bath sinks look very nice. The counters have quite a variety of colors.
April 14 - The painting was finished in the high areas of the Foyer today.
April 14 - The painting is finished in Her Study. The camera really doesn't do the color justice.
April 14 - The counter tops and the painting are complete in the Jr. Master Bath.
April 14 - The counter tops and the final coat of paint were finished in the Study today.
April 14 - Some plants were added beside the garage today.
April 14 - A few more plants and trees were added at the head of the driveway.
April 17 - Masking has been removed from the Foyer and the outlets. A/C grills are installed.
April 17 - The laundry sink faucet is installed.
April 17 - The shower valve trim in the dog's shower is installed.
April 17 - The master shower trim is installed now. The handheld is all that remains here.
April 18 - The closet lights were installed in the guest house today.
April 18 - A couple of bushes were planted on the north side of the guest front porch.
April 18 - The paving bricks are on site and ready for the mason to install.
April 18 - Here are a few more plantings that were added on the south of the guest front porch.
April 18 - A few plantings were added to the front of the house and sand was delivered for the paving brick.
April 18 - The last coat of paint was applied to the closet shelves today.
April 18 - The storage trailer has been unloaded into the house. These are all electrical fixtures.
April 18 - This is as far as the tub made it today. Some better rigging will be used to carry it out the side door, into the bedroom and to the bathroom.
April 18 - The master bath sink faucets are installed. The holes weren't drilled for the soap dispensers but that will be done soon.
April 18 - The locker cabinet is complete now.
April 18 - The finished skin was installed under the laundry cabinets and they are now ready for lighting.
April 18 - The end skin is finished next to the shower.
April 18 - Electrical outlets and switches continue to be installed.
April 18 - The last piece of crown is installed in the kitchen.
April 19 - The upper portion of the gun cabinet is finished with its corner mouldings.
April 19 - The lower portion of the gun cabinet look really nice all put together.
April 19 - The entertainment cabinet is finished except for its counter top. The additional trim looks nice.
April 19 - The Jr. Master Bath sinks are finished. They will get soap dispensers but the hole still needs to be drilled.
April 19 - The tub faucet is mounted and the tub is close to in place. They just need to install the drain now.
April 19 - The Jr. Master toilet is installed.
April 14 - More landscaping has been done by the entry drive. A magnolia tree was planted there today.
April 14 - The tree and shrub in the center of the photo will be in the drive circle. A pile of topsoil has been delivered and will be spread.
April 14 - Pine straw bails are in place to minimize erosion during the landscaping process.
April 14 - The thin brick pavers are being laid on the Guest House front porch. Obviously, they have not been grouted yet. The grout will be the same color as the grout on the border brick.
April 14 - Paint in the garage is being finished. This is the last of the painting (other than touch up).
April 24 - The pavers are being laid on the Guest House front porch. The rows closest to the house are fresh today and still damp (hence the darker color). The tiles will be grouted once they are all laid and the mortar has set (a day or so).
April 24 - Both bedrooms in the Guest House have the engineered wood flooring. It has a very nice (but dusty) finish. Everything will be cleaned when we finish.
April 24 - The Guest House Great Room has a ceiling fan. The light to the left of the windows is over the Kitchen island. Painting is basically complete in the Guest House.
April 24 - These are the two pendant lights over the Kitchen island.
April 24 - Painting in the Garage is nearly complete. The garage doors have been delayed. Eden doors have a 10 week lead time. The painters have not cleaned the garage yet.
April 24 - This is a light in the Hallway. This particular one is in the Master side of the house.
April 24 - The warming drawer has been installed in the kitchen. Installers are working on installing other appliances.
April 24 - The Foyer beams have been stained and finished. The Foyer walls, ceiling and trim have been painted. The doors need a trim board installed between the transom and the doors.
April 24 - The brick base of the grill in the Brays Room has been built. The grill will be installed once the tile back splash has been laid. There will be stainless doors below the grill that open to a storage area.
April 24 - Frames are installed for the Screened porch. Pickets will be installed below the hand rail (per code) and then the screen will be installed. Hand rails on the steps will be installed at the same time.
April 24 - The Brays Room island top is in place. The back splash granite has outlets installed in it.
April 24 - Julie's Office in the Main House has trim boards to make the walls appear paneled.
April 24 - The doors to the electronic cabinet fit nicely in the trim boards of the Office.
April 24 - The Jr. Master Bedroom is close to complete. Air Conditioning grills are installed. Can lights are not complete yet, but they should be by the end of the week. Painting is complete.
April 24 - This is a view down the Hallway from the Jr. Master end. The light room in the middle is the Foyer. The wood wainscot is still covered with painter's plastic. The floors are still covered with protective heavy paper.
April 24 - The gun cabinet in the Library is installed. The doors need glass installed.
April 24 - The granite top nicely follows the cabinets and molding on the gun cabinet. The dusty cabinet will be spotless when we complete the job.
April 24 - The Entertainment center needs a granite top. It is being fabricated currently. This is the last of the granite counter tops. It was held off until the molding issue was resolved.
April 24 - The Master bedroom is being finished. The ceiling paint is not as dark as it appears in the photo. Can lights have not been trimmed yet.
April 24 - The master bath is coming together. The granite tops are in. The faucets are installed. Sconce lights should be installed in the next few days.
April 24 - Outside, more trees and shrubs are being planted. The irrigation system is in and working. There are several drains in the yard to handle runoff water.
April 25 - Paving bricks have been laid on the Guest House Front Porch. The tiles will be grouted in the next day or two.
April 25 - Paving bricks are now being laid in the Breezeway.
April 25 - These three areas will have the same thin brick as the front porches and breezeway.
April 25 - The mahogany doors between the Great Room and Brays Room of the Main House are being clear finished.
April 25 - Sconce lights have been installed in the Jr. Master Bathroom.
April 25 - The same sconce lights have been installed over the second lavatory in the Jr. Master Bath.
April 25 - Light switches and electrical outlets are being installed.
April 25 - The front doors are being clear coated. Here you can see the side light (stationary doors) and one porch sconce light.
April 26 - The wall scones are installed in the Jr. Master Bath.
April 26 - The finished end panels are installed in the Laundry.
April 26 - Some fairly extensive modifications had to be made to fit this microwave into the cabinet.
April 26 - After some tweaking by the granite guy the faucets fit properly in the kitchen sink.
April 26 - The electrician powered up the ceiling lights in here so we can see this dark bath nearly fully lit for the first time.
April 26 - The paving of the breezeway is going well. This side is ready for grouting.
April 26 - The other end of the breezeway was started and progressed nicely.
April 27 - The Foyer chandelier was hung today.
April 27 - The fan was hung in the Study today.
April 27 - The pistol cabinet shelves were rebuilt today and look much better.
April 27 - The shelf cubbies are now finished on the sides and the shelf is the whole width of the opening.
April 27 - The soap dispenser looks good next to the faucet in the Jr. Master Bath.
April 27 - Plumbing fixtures are finished in the Jr. Master Shower.
April 27 - The fan is hung in the Jr. Master Bed Room.
April 27 - The fan is also hung on the Jr. Master Screened Porch.
April 27 - The backsplash is finished in the Guest Kitchen. The blank area above the tile is where the microwave sits.
April 27 - The main kitchen pantry wall backsplash is in progress.
April 27 - Some of the breezeway bricks are grouted now.
April 27 - The Laundry cabinet were reconfigured above the washer and dryer with applied stiles. They look great!
April 27 - The faucet and soap dispenser were installed in the Service Lavatory today.
April 28 - Most of the grouting on the front porch is finished.
April 28 - The fan in the great room is installed and looks great.
April 28 - The dining room light is installed.
April 28 - The master bedroom looks great with the ceiling fan installed.
April 28 - The replacement shades for the hall ceiling lights have arrived.
April 28 - The backsplash is finished on this wall except for the grouting.
April 28 - The backsplash has been started at the kitchen range wall.
April 28 - Good progress was made on the Brays Room grill backsplash.
April 28 - The Powder Bath now has a toilet.
April 28 - The toilet in the Master Bath was installed today.
April 28 - The hand shower in the Master Bath is now installed.