Sunday, May 31, 2015

House Update!

The road to our first house has been slightly bumpy, but I can now say that we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.  We will be closing some time in June and by my estimate based on looking at the house I think somewhere between June 15th and June 25th.

When I first moved here at the beginning of May I was afraid that the house was going to be behind schedule due to all of the rain the Houston area has been receiving (we've had flash floods for goodness sake).  Luckily the rain did not hold up the house at all.  I've been going by at least every other day if not every day.  I'm sure the guys are tired of seeing me, but I'm so excited and I just can't help myself.  Also, I think it's a gentle reminder that they never know when I'll come by.

As of right now the things that I can see that still need to be done are:

  • finish the brick
  • install the motor to the garage door
  • change out the front door because we ordered a fiberglass door
  • install mirrors in bathrooms
  • carpet
  • final paint job
  • patch small holes
  • appliances
  • fence for the back yard
  • sod the front yard
I'm sure there is something else I'm missing, but those are the big items I can think of.

Without further ado here is a photo dump of all the progress photos I've taken since I got here at the beginning of May.

 Right after the drywall was put up


Another view of the Garage from the breakfast nook/mud room

Breakfast nook/mud room


View into the kitchen and the breakfast nook/mud room from the living room

Patio on the back of the house


Master Bedroom

Master Bathroom Shower

Master Bathroom Soaking Tub

Upstairs Gameroom

Fireplace with tile

Master Bathroom Shower with tile

Master Bathroom Soaking Tub with tile

Master Bathroom Vanity

Granite in the Kitchen

More Granite and also a pretty good view of our cabinets

Breakfast bar (the sink is on the other side)

Starting the brick!!

Laminate flooring in the breakfast nook/mud room

Laminate in the Kitchen

Laminate in the entrance to the house

Sink installed

Powder bath downstairs with laminate and vanity

Laminate in the Master Bathroom

Laminate in the hall guest bath

(this was fairly late on a Saturday so it may look like the guys are taking a break, but they had been working super hard all day...I drove by twice)

We are very excited and I am even more excited to soon have my husband in the same state as me!

I'll be sure to post another update with more of the finishing touches!

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