Aluminum Roofing Shingles

One of the first things to do is waterproof the roof with something other than wood. I decided on Aluminum because it is lightweight, easy to work with and non permeable. We also found some cool shingles at Home Depot that work perfectly and are easy to install with Liquid Nails! I like shiny things…

Stain and Polyurethane

As any handyman dad would do, he came out for the weekend to help me get my bearings down on some stuff that I had not done before. Getting some nice wood stain from home depot was a good call. We picked a Sedona Red color blend that I can get easily from Home Depot…

Red Oak Arrives

Red Oak is arguably the most popular hardwood in the United States. It is hard, strong, and readily available at most lumber yards. However, Red Oak is not known for it’s rot and water resistance, therefore I will have to take great care to stain and seal every panel and crevice to ensure water proofing….

Floors floors floors

I like floors. Ground floor is a floor. Second floor is a floor. Roof is a… wait for it… floor. Even when I used to draw a roof in Revit if it was flat I would use the floor slab option because floors are so FREAKING SIMPLE!!! Anyway, I got the floors in the house…

Breaking Ground

The day has finally come and it is finally here! I have had an exhausting week of work, coordination to get this house in, and coupled with Hurricane Harvey residual effects including the GREAT GAS CRISIS OF 2017 IN TEXAS!!! Going to blast with pictures and type some descriptions. Everything looks very straight and clean…