This House is Like a Rollercoaster: Cabinets, Carpentry Mayhem, Paint, and Rain

Once of our daughter’s favorite things is Laurie Berkner’s Song and Story Kitchen, which is an audible original. In chapter one, the mouse in the story has a very up and down kind of day, and exclaims, “This day is like a rollercoaster!”

Our house story sure has felt that way, and moreso recently. As I mentioned in a previous post, June is shaping up to be a very busy month for us. We had trim and doors, flooring, cabinets, and painting all on the agenda, and were hoping that the septic system outdoors would be added as well. Some of these things are going very well, some have been a huge headache.

Beams, Brackets and Hurdles: Send in the Engineers

Some very large and stressful issues came up in regards to the supporting structure of our house. While we know that our house is proving to be a challenge for our builder and the subcontractors, the most recent issues had nothing really to do with the fact that our house is shaped differently. We caught…