Weiss Residence: April 2008 Prev: Mar 2008backNext: May 2008 April 4 - From the porch the framing is much more visible. To the left between the smaller posts, there will be double screen doors.April 1 - Wooden walls are being installed in the kitchen. They will also be installed in the living room.April 2 - The kitchen walls now have wood on them. The pipe is a duct for the range blower.April 2 - The master shower is being tiled. The walls and ceiling are complete. The niche and window need trim tile. The floor tile is not down yet, either.April 2 - The shower ceiling is tiled. It has a large exhaust fan and two lights (one is visible).April 2 - A book case will be built into this opening in the living room. Wood like on the walls will go on the left, right and above the book case.April 2 - The front (river side) porch steps are being built. They will be finished in the next day or two. The porch itself will be screened.April 2 - The view down the front 'steps' makes an interesting photo. The boards that hold the steps (stringers) appear to converge although they don't really.April 3 - If you look closely, you will see framing between the white columns for screen. The framing will be finished in the next day or so.April 4 - The kitchen cabinets have arrived. They will be installed the first of next week.April 8 - The living room cabinet is being built. It will be about ten feet high and fifteen feet wide.April 8 - The dishwasher will be installed in the elevated counter. A plate rack is above it.April 8 - The kitchen cabinets are being installed. The range and hood go just to the left of the window.April 8 - The guest bathroom cabinets are installed. The wiring on the left side is for the under floor heat. The purple wall board is water resistant.April 8 - Doors are being hung inside. This is the south bedroom . The open door is a closet door.April 8 - Kitchen cabinets are being finished up today. The kitchen island is on the right edge of the photo. Templating for counter tops will be done Thursday.April 8 - The kitchen cabinets are close to installed. The top and glass door cabinets will be lighted. The cabinets will also have under cabinet lighting.April 9 - The under house access doors are built and installed. The hog fence and door will be painted a very dark green color.April 9 - The master bath cabinets are installed and ready for counter top templating. Sinks arrived today.April 9 - This cabinet is also in the master bath. it will have a slightly smaller sink than the other cabinet in the master bath.April 9 - Crown moulding is installed in the dining room. It is basically a seven inch quarter round with trim at the wall.April 9 - The front (river side) steps are being prepared for treads. By the end of today, the treads will be installed.April 10 - The front (river side) steps are being completed. They are about 12' wide.April 10 - The living room cabinet is shaping up. It will be finished in the next day or two. The bottom section will have sliding doors.April 14 - The outdoor kitchen hog fencing and doors are being built. The counter tops will be tiled very soon.April 14 - Hurricane cloth is installed over the large windows. The smaller windows are impact resistant so they don't need additional protection.April 15 - The living room cabinet is nearly finished. It is on the south wall of the living room.The wide angle lens makes the boards appear curved, but they are straight.April 16 - The side door deck has rails around the landing. The siding along the drip rail is also replaced.April 16 - The front (river side) steps and deck have handrails. There will be two screen doors at the porch entrance.April 16 - The living room built in is now finished except for the doors which will be on the lower section.April 17 - The crown moulding 'dies' into the ceiling in the mud hall where the ceiling changes from flat to sloping.April 17 - More tile was laid in the outdoor kitchen. It should be finished by the end of the week.April 17 - Counter tops are being installed today. This is one of the kitchen countertops.April 17 - This is one of the master bath counter tops. Both are the same material.April 17 - The guest bath top is installed. The clamp holds the undermount sink until the adhesive sets.April 17 - The moulding around the living room is two casings with a piece between them.April 21 - Crown moulding goes around the top cabinets. The crown moulding ends over the dry bar cabinet as can be seen.April 21 - The counter tops were completed last week. The island has an overhang on the close side for seating.April 21 - More tile work was done in the outdoor kitchen. It was not completed as hoped.April 21 - The rear (drive side) porch roof is getting braces. Although they are massive, they are actually cosmetic.April 21 - With a coat of primer, the braces do not stand out very much.April 22 - The rear (drive side) step risers are now primed as well as all of the treated wood on this side of the house.April 22 - The front (river side) door assembly now has casing on it. The interior trim will be painted. The white boards are primed trim material.April 22 - The windows above the front door are also cased now. In the next day or so, the interior beams (visible at the top of the photo) will be trimmed.April 22 - Pantry room cabinets are being built. This is a corner cabinet that will have adjustable shelves. Markings on the wall illustrate where other cabinets will be installed.April 23 - Braces have now been installed on the garage overhangs. Some of them are already primed.April 23 - The house side door has braces to match the rear (drive side) of the house.April 24 - The exterior wood is being primed. Plastic covers the windows on the porch so they look dull.April 24 - The pantry cabinets are being installed. There will be an 'L' shaped base cabinet soon.April 24 - The door to the master bedroom is trimmed. Casing and other wood trim will be painted white. Most of the downstairs interior doors have transoms over them.April 24 - The shower floor is installed and grouted. It is a pebble pattern as you can see.April 24 - The shower niche and window are nicely trimmed with the same stone as is on the walls.April 24 - In various places, sample colors have been painted on the walls and ceiling. The paint on the ceiling is what color the ceiling will be.April 25 - The rear of the house is now gray. The hog fence will be painted Charleston Green soon.April 25 - The garage braces are finished. All of the exterior wood is primed. The siding now is gray (the final color).April 28 - The stucco man is nailing lath to the block wall. He will apply tabby stucco to it soon.April 28 - These are stiles for the back porch screening. They are being primed before they are installed.April 28 - The hog fence and hand railing is painted a Charleston Green -- about as close to black as you can get. The stair treads are still masked.April 29 - The outdoor kitchen walls are getting tabby stucco. The scratch coat is on now. This afternoon, it will be finished.April 29 - The laundry room base cabinet has been built. A sink will be installed in the right section.April 29 - The doors and windows are having casing installed.April 29 - The front (river side) stairway is painted. There will be two screen doors at the top of the stairway.April 29 - This afternoon, the tabby stucco wall was finished. Both sides of the outdoor kitchen are finished alike.