Weiss Residence: June 2008 Prev: May 2008 back Next: Jul 2008 June 3 - The range backsplash is in place. It is made of glass tile with an epoxy grout. The hood will be installed above the tile.June 3 - The great room is painted the final colors. There is paper on the crown between the wood and sheet rock walls.June 3 - The living room built in is painted white like the wood trim. The back of the book case is painted antique white like the walls.June 3 - The hand rails and newel post have been stained. They match the floor stain.June 3 - According to code, the handrail has to be continous from the bottom to the top. This leads to a very complex handrail.June 3 - According to code, the handrail has to be continous from the bottom to the top. This leads to a very complex handrail.June 3 - The faucets are being installed today. This is the kitchen sink and faucet. Plastic masking will be removed in a day or two.June 3 - The laundry room sink and faucet are installed. It has a Corian top. The blue tape is for masking and will be removed in a day or two.June 3 - The outdoor kitchen sink and faucet are also installed. Within a few days, the house will be ready for the Certificate of Occupancy.June 3 - A water line is being run from the well to the garage and then to the house. The blue tank (in the background) will be moved into the garage soon.June 5 - Power will be turned on today. A wire is being pulled from the pole to the house.June 5 - The meter is now set and by noon, the power will be on!June 5 - The shutters are being painted. They will be installed in the next day or two.June 6 - The painters are nearly finished. The oak base in the entrance foyer really looks nice. It matches the floor (covered by paper) below it.June 6 - Air conditioning is being placed today!. It is 95 degrees here and air conditioning sounds very good.June 6 - The living room displace case and storage is about finished. The doors are installed, but don't have their pulls installed yet.June 6 - The cabinets are now uncovered. The kitchen area is very bright during the day. The cabinets are green although it does not show too well in this photo.June 6 - The pantry looks good with shelves installed. These cabinets will have doors on them in a few days.June 6 - What a back porch! The river is in the distance. The fireplace will have doors in the next week or two.June 10 - The shutters are built and being installed.June 10 - Lights are being installed. This is the entrance foyer.June 10 - The hood has been installed and is wired. It still has protective plastic on it.June 10 - Cabinet doors are hung in the laundry room and pantry.June 10 - Fans are installed. This fan is in the south bedroom upstairs.June 10 - The front porch has two fans on it. This porch is screened.June 10 - Wooden trim has been installed where the porch lights will be placed.June 10 - The garage is painted. Notice the shine on the wood window casing.June 10 - The stairs are painted. Only the treads remain unfinished. Paint would wear off the treads quickly.June 12 - The garage doors are now installed on all three bays. There is a custom copper lamp on each side of the garage.June 12 - The rear (drive side) door also has two matching, but larger copper lights: one on each side.June 12 - The small niche on the stairwell has an oak floor in it to match the stairs and flooring. Right now, it is dusty, but will be cleaned today.June 12 - The plant shelf also has an oak top. This is the view from the top of the stairs.June 12 - Carpet was installed yesterday. This is the south bedroom.June 12 - The north bedroom also has the same carpet. The light and fan in this bedroom is a dark color.June 12 - The dining room niche has glass doors. It will soon have glass shelves. The shelf standards are visible.June 12 - The living room shelves have hidden wiring for lights. You cannot see it because it is ... hidden.June 12 - This Korean chest has been modified to hold a bowl and faucet for the powder room adjacent to the dining room.June 12 - From the entrance foyer, the plant shelf oak covering is visible. The floors, steps and plant shelf oak get a final coat of poly tomorrow. After that the appliances arrive!June 16 - The floors have their finish coat of poly. Today the appliances arrive. They will be installed tomorrow.June 16 - The washer and dryer have a platform. It will be painted white in the next few days.June 16 - The kitchen is looking very good. The Dacor range goes in the opening on the left. The dishwasher is elevated and goes in the opening on the back right.June 16 - The plant shelf oak top was also given a final coat of poly. The blue tape in the lower right is masking tape.June 16 - The upstairs bathroom has a window seat with storage. It will have cushions soon.June 17 - The guest powder room has a Korean chest holding the lavatory.June 17 - The Subzero refrigerator has a panel on it to match the cabinets.June 17 - The great room wall sconces are now installed. There are eight of them.June 17 - The master shower has lots of controls and sprays.June 17 - The master bath lights are installed and the faucets are installed. The pocket door is to be installed in a few days.June 17 - The niche in the entrance foyer is lighted. The master bedroom is to the right.June 17 - The shutters are being installed. The bay window upstairs also gets shutters. The pintles are visible if you look carefully.June 23 - The first occupants have moved in! This is a small fiddler crab and he has found a (temporary) home in the Weiss garage.June 25 - The entrance foyer looks very nice. The interior painting is finished and furniture is scheduled to arrive today.June 25 - The television is installed. It will rotate so it may be viewed from the kitchen.June 25 - The kitchen is nearly complete. The range is in place. The cabinets are installed. A few handles have not arrived yet.June 25 - The Subzero refrigerator now has a handle on it.June 25 - The dining room niche has glass doors and adjustable glass shelves. It is lighted at the top.June 25 - The mud hall has a built in bench and shelf. The shelf will have coat hooks installed on it in the next few days.June 25 - The master bedroom will have an Oriental screen installed on this small black shelf between the windows.June 25 - The master bath shower door is installed. It swings both in and out.June 25 - The head of the steps looks very nice. The plant shelf is visible below the lights.June 23 - This is a view down the slough on the way to the Weiss residence. In the center of the photo you can see the remains of an old corduroy road crossing.