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Tag Archives: electrical
Quilt shop update
About seven months ago, we got a notice from Sacramento County about our expired permit for the quilt shop. We renewed the permit (to avoid ever-increasing penalties), and now we’re just days away from having to call for an inspection … Continue reading
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“Final” inspection today
We have our “final” inspection on the house/addition today. I don’t expect that we’ll pass on the first try, since nobody else I know has been able to pull that off. The final inspection punch list is empty for now, … Continue reading
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F minus 1
Final inspection is tomorrow! Our attic fans are both permanently installed, and the attic is relatively comfortable except from late afternoon until nightfall. The whole-house fan is wired, tested and operational. Our new fan is a 2-speed unit, whereas our … Continue reading
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F minus 6 and counting…
Final inspection in six days! Over a third of the items on the [final inspection punch list][fipl] got done today. (Unfortunately none of the attic work got done.) I have to go to work tomorrow, so I’ll probably only get … Continue reading
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One week ’til final inspection!
We have about one week left before our “final” inspection. (Final in quotes because I haven’t heard of many people who pass their first “final” inspection.) Our [punch list] is still fairly long, but many of those items aren’t required … Continue reading
Posted in Our home remodeling project, Uncategorized Tagged attic, electrical, hvac, inspection 1 Comment
I’ve been pretty busy at work *and* home since Christmas, and I can’t find the USB cable for our camera. Both things have kept me from blogging as much as I would like, especially regarding our remodel. But a few … Continue reading
Posted in Our home remodeling project, Uncategorized Tagged bathroom, cabinetry, electrical, kitchen, plumbing 2 Comments
Rough frame re-inspection today
(Update: I forgot to include the pictures. Doh!) It’s been a while since I’ve posted–too busy working on the house to write much about it! The stucco crew was out last week and got the house wrapped and lathed. (And … Continue reading
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Normally I’m very supportive of the Sacramento County Building Department. Nearly everybody I’ve dealt with has been helpful, professional, and even pleasant. On top of that, the inspector who’s assigned to our job is outstanding. But he must be on … Continue reading
Posted in Our home remodeling project, Uncategorized Tagged drywall, electrical, gymnastics, stucco 1 Comment
39 days til Thanksgiving
Barb took a couple of well-earned days off from our remodel and went to the [Pacific International Quilt Festival](http://www.quiltfest.com/activities.asp?id=7) with my mom on Friday and Saturday. But I wasn’t working alone–J and Andre did a bunch of work for me … Continue reading
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Remodel/addition at six months
Construction started on our remodel/addition project six months ago, today. We were hoping to be finished by now, but at least the end is in sight! I’m almost done with the wiring (*finally!*), and we’re just about ready to jump … Continue reading
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