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Melanie Cobb
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Week 16
We had a busy week since it was the last week of school, last soccer game, teacher luncheons then at rip out of state for my niece's graduation. Throw in some rain on top of that and out trips over to the new place in the evenings were fast and furious!  We...

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Week 15
They finished hanging drywall at the beginning of the week and they now have 2 coats of mud on it.   One or two more and then they start sanding and are ready to start painting. Our contractor asked me if I had picked out my paint colors yet and of course I...

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Week 14
UGH all this rain is making me crazy!! I have never really cared about the rain before but start building a house you it's like you become a hawk over the weather channel. The plumbing and electrical work were finished up this week. We did a walk through on...

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Week 13
*Just realized I never hit publich so this was actually last week, another to come tomorrow!* Week 13 I guess we are getting to the part of building where it all starts running together. There is so much work that goes into the electrical, plumbing, etc. ...

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Weeks 11 & 12 and some BIG NEWS!
Well I am a little late getting this post done. a few physical changes at the house this week and a lot of decisions were made. The crew worked Monday-Wednesday and finished hanging all the shingles and got all of my windows and doors in except my front doo...

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The House That Built US Week 10- A Real House
It looks like a house...a real house. Well for it to be a crummy weather week they still managed to get a lot accomplished. We even ran into an issue with the garage and roof trusses but they made it right quickly by lowering the garage walls just a bit. It...

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The House that Built US Week 9
Well a lot happened in a hurry this week. It seemed like everyday that we stopped more and more men were there and they were working super hard to get the framing done this week. Monday they spent the day putting the flooring on. When we went by that evenin...

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The House that Built US - Weeks 7 & 8
Week 6 This week wasn't the best for building. There was a lot of rain and storms that came through our town but they did manage to get a few things accomplished. We were hoping they would get the slab in the downstairs poured but that didn't happen. They m...

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The House That Built US Week 6 - Basement
It seemed like they got a lot accomplished at the homestead this week. Theme returned on Monday and had the basement and garage block completed by Wednesday. This was including a half days lost on Tuesday due to the rain! They did an amazing job on the bloc...

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The House That Built US - Week 5 - Basement
 While the week didn't go quite as well as I had hoped with 2 days worth of bad storms that moved through our area but I am still happy with the work the did manage to complete.  We also met with two different real estate agents this week and have one more ...
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