How to lath your house…


Phase 5: Combo and Lath

On November 5th we passed pre-wrap and that night Mike and I boarded a plane to the Dominican Republic. For an entire week neither of us thought about our house. It was heaven. Well, mostly. Funny thing is, even when we are on vacation we can’t escape a diy project. That’s Mike fishing my wedding […]

November 20, 2013

Getting Ready for Pre-wrap Inspection


Phase 4: Pre-wrap

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 […]

October 20, 2013

El Capitán


Phase 3: Framing

Look at this Jolly guy: My dad, for over 30 years, operated a residential and commercial plastering business, but because of the economy they had to close their doors. It’s been pretty sad to watch a man who was top in his field go to a standard employee who drives semi-trucks and holds no authority. […]

September 2, 2013