• Phase 4: Pre-wrap

    Up Went the Roof and Down Came the Rain!

    Mike and I couldn’t be happier that we subbed out the roof. After spending several days on the roof tearing it all off in the searing July summer sun this was one job I was not looking forward to. For one, the new roof is 10 feet higher than the old roof and two, it’s absolutely miserable work (and I might have a slight fear of heights). However, watching professionals do it, who do it every day for a living, was one of our best days. We were able to sit back and enjoy someone else working on our house. It made us wish we had a bigger budget because…

  • Phase 4: Pre-wrap

    Getting Ready for Pre-wrap Inspection

    The pre-wrap inspection is coming up and we are scrambling around trying to get ready for it, because once it’s done we can seal the outside of our house and get it rain/hail/snow/apocalypse ready. That’s important because last week we had a little scare. I had to go off for work and Mike was just getting home from work and the weather report said rain, and the clouds in the sky said rain and wouldn’t you guess it, the freaking rain coming down said rain…and ironically the day before was sunny and the day after was sunny but for freak’s sake today was rainy. We also had an inspection we…