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      Just posted a new update for the framing. It was...

      Just posted a new update for the framing. It was a tad delayed but we got it all sorted out. See below:

      1st Floor Framing
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      Varies from builder to builder. It appears mine...

      Varies from builder to builder. It appears mine are filled with concrete, so it gives the block wall similar strength to a poured concrete wall. Basic practice is to pour the cores every 4' on...
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      Just posted an update. Block walls...

      Just posted an update. Block walls are up!
    4. To the tops

      To the tops
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      Question time. I'm gonna post another update...

      Question time.

      I'm gonna post another update soon showing the progression of the block work, but what I really need to get nailed down are my garage floor drains. Next week they will be stubbing...
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      New update:...

      New update: http://www.savko.house/foundation-is-key/

      So, in my experience with commercial jobs, the plumber always gets their ditch dug with an excavator, pipe laid down with pea gravel, tested...
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      Posted an update:...

      Posted an update: http://www.savko.house/moving-dirt/

      We finally caught a break with the weather where one day they dig and the next they can get the footers poured. I'm going to have them bring...
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      I had heard this would be something to contend...

      I had heard this would be something to contend with, and it really comes down to controls and the outside weather. Forgot to look where you were living but in Ohio, we don't get much sun throughout...
    9. June jump

      June jump
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      Wife loves the microwave option. Going to have to...

      Wife loves the microwave option. Going to have to look into those and see if they're offered in the slate.

      I must say, you are good to have in this thread. :beer: :D
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      Savko House Build

      Thanks! This home is going to be our mid-life home in my mind. My wife thinks we'll be here for 10 years and move again. I, on the other hand, am planning on being here until the kids all leave for...
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      I presume you've had a bad experience with tile?...

      I presume you've had a bad experience with tile? My dad's cousin owns a flooring company that specializes in tile and he gave me some tips when we remodeled our last house. It's all in the subfloor...
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      Just posted an update to the site here...

      Just posted an update to the site here on kitchen design.

      Interested in hearing what you have to say about the appliances.

      Equally interested in hearing what you think or what your experiences...
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      I'll have to check with our builder on what code...

      I'll have to check with our builder on what code would be and account for the future build-out.



      No glazing. And I agree, might be a good idea to have the side entry unit. :thumbup:


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      Thank you and thank you! Getting down to the wire...

      Thank you and thank you! Getting down to the wire here on the baby. Any day now :laugh: And glad to have someone like you here. My experience in construction is solely commercial, mostly mechanical...
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      Example of stained concrete. If my wife and I...

      Example of stained concrete. If my wife and I were in an empty nest I'd do this in a heartbeat.
      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/26/3e2a9acffcaa5bdc899041fc486198f4.jpg
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      Ditto on bedroom. If you're laying down the 42"...

      Ditto on bedroom. If you're laying down the 42" high to center rule is out. It's also recommended to mount up high if you're installing in a room where people will be primarily standing, as in a bar...
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      Pedestal sink and use chrome trap piping. Won't...

      Pedestal sink and use chrome trap piping. Won't be as big a deal to not be hidden, especially if you use chromed hardline supplies off the angle stop valves. That will be the #1 way of adding space....
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      Savko House Build

      Hello everyone! My wife and I recently moved into a temporary town home after selling our old place (Website here) as we await our new house to be built. I made a website to document the process from...
    20. May the bump be with you

      May the bump be with you
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