We managed to get a large crane into the job. The driver was excellent. He had plenty of clearance (about an inch on either side) and managed to back though…
The new home Green Star Builders designed with the owners of a beautiful hillside lot in Santa Fe required huge retaining walls. Instead of the typical block and concrete wall,…
Fireplaces can bring so much joy and comfort to homes, but, when not in use, chimneys are a large air-exchange gap that cause unwanted heat loss.
After analyzing what commercially available $14,000 machines did and how they did it, I decided that I would make my own. It wound up being lightweight, able to be disassembled and set up in place by one person, and cost me under $1,000 to build.
Use of locally salvaged materials in new home construction is a great way to recycle and reuse items with more useable life while adding to the character and unique story of a home.
Instead of gracefully dropping into the tub, the water crawled along the bottom of the fixture and headed for the wall behind it. No bueno.
There is an undeniable awe at the vigor and exuberance of life on display here