Saturday, September 27, 2014

XHouse1 First Build - there is light!

Light bulbs arrive - LED light bulbs. Yes, its seems its finally arrived, we can outfit our homes with LED light bulbs. They are still more expensive that the CFL equals, but worth it. The use even less power and last even longer.

The house is really starting to come together now, and soon we will turn that corner from looking like a construction site to looking like a home.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

XHouse1 First Build - HVAC happens

One day its just a shell, the next its a living breathing thing, a home.

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

XHouse1 First Build - interior painting has begun

Interior painting has begun inside. This is the first step before other finish activities get under way.

The open living/ dining/ kitchen space is getting a coat of white. Note how bright the space is even without any light fixtures on.

The kitchen cabinets are going to be from Ikea, value stalwart for the modern homeowner!. The Owner has built one up to see what they look like, and this is the result. Pretty sweet - Ikea delivers the modern cred. This is why we see many smart developers using Ikea boxes for the kitchen fitouts.

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