Well, we reached an agreement with my brother in law / Katie's brother to purchase a 2.5 acre parcel from him. 2.5 acres is the minimum lot size for the rural residential district that we're in. The blue rectangle isn't where the house will be located, but just a scale for the size of the … Continue reading Superior State of Mind : Property Lines Agreed Upon
Decided to record a video for the announcement of us starting a blog specific to building our new house. We'll be covering everything from buying the property up until we finish the dang thing. Hope you enjoy watching us from the start!
I bought my first house in 2011. We're still currently residing here as we plan the new house but I figured I'd share the archives here since I have long since abandoned that blog. On these old posts you'll find the writings of a much younger and much singler Joe as I document the process … Continue reading Arsenic and Asbestos / Meth Den to Mansion archives posted
This is what the house looks like from the outside as of right now. At first I wanted just a small entry deck, but then decided to just go hog wild and ordered up some trusses for a nice covered front porch. As you can see, the dump trailer is full of shit, and this … Continue reading Where ya at?
With football season coming up and my Sunday Ticket subscription renewed I know that my Sundays will be a lost day for progress on the house. Because of that I have been busting ass every night. Just need steps and some ballisters for the rail and the deck is all done! Then onto the front … Continue reading Deck Nearly Complete
Six months!? It's been six months since I put a meaningful write up here. Time flies when you're having fun, I guess. So, Whats new? What in the hell has he accomplished in six months? Well, like my mom likes to constantly remind me, I am a disappointment. One day though, I had had enough of … Continue reading Not Quite Dead Yet