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Discussion in 'The Roaming Zone' started by charlyee, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. charlyee

    charlyee Ultimate Insanity
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    Building a House in Wisconsin

    Step 1 - find a lot
    [​IMG]


    Step 2 - Dig basement & pour footings
    [​IMG]


    Step 3 - Basement walls
    [​IMG]


    Step 4 - Backfilling
    [​IMG]


    Step 5 - Framimg & Roof
    [​IMG]

    Step 6 - Roof Shingle
    [​IMG]


    Step 7 - Siding
    [​IMG]
     
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    Step 8 -- get a drone and share some aerial shots :)
     
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  3. charlyee

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    Right! Could I borrow yours or should I steal one from the Amazon Warehouse in Kenosha?


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    Don't have one :) And if you steal one you could run into issues getting it registered with the FAA :D
     
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    Step x: take all photos with iPhone?

    Nice home, Charlyee. Now you have plenty of room for that larger iPhone 7 Plus.

    Curious. Do you have a walk-in iphone case closest?


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  6. charlyee

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    Thanks vf, all the photos may have been taken with an iPhone, most of them were taken by the construction supervisor and he has a iPhone 6.

    Funny about the walk in closet but I only have the one case that's on my phone and I plan to keep it that way


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  7. palandri

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    Nice house! It's really big. Will you be on Housewives of Kenosha?
     
  8. charlyee

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    Thanks palandri, it just looks big in reality it is downsized by 700+ sq ft, one bedroom, one bathroom and half a car space, than our now place. The lot is also smaller by one quarter acre.

    Real housewives of Kenosha, good grief!!! Lol

    Actually moving further NW from you, closer to my work.


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    I suppose Real Housewives of Kenosha would have too much drama :)
     
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    Step 8 - wait for the Village to lift the temporary road weight restrictions due to Spring thaw. WE Energies, concrete, and brick trucks are over the posted limit of 6 tons.


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    Steps 9:

    Basement and garage concrete poured.
    Insulation complete
    Electric and gas hooked up
    HVAC rough in started.
    Outside brick start
    [​IMG]



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    So when is the house warming party? Kevin said he can get the Samsung van and pick us all up.
     
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    Lol, this I have to see.

    Step 10: Drywall start & continue with brick.




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    Step 11:

    Outside complete except for rain gutters and downspouts
    [​IMG]
    Drywall continues inside.


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    Step 12:

    Drywall, mudding and painting of the inside - complete. The color is Nantucket Dune, love the name and of course the color.


    Step 13:

    Installation of kitchen cabinets and inside doors - complete.


    Step 14:

    Tile floors and fireplace facing started yesterday, as has trim installation.


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    Nice home. Love Nantucket also!
    What side of the property is the cell tower going?


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    Haha vf. I will admit that the reception isn't as good as it is in the present location, part of the reason being the population density is much higher in the new location.

    Present location:
    Area 48.72 square miles
    Population 24, 687 (2012)

    New Location:
    33.31 square miles
    Population 35, 802

    Tentative move date June 15.


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  19. viewfly

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    A nice cell tower income stream would keep you supplied with new phones, gadgets, and neat cars.

    I live in a county of 58 sq miles and 28,000 population. Similar, but many rolling hills block line of sight. And trees. Roads here are tunnels made from tall trees.


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    Lol vf, wish I could generate that extra income.

    Three inside pictures and the garage:

    Great Room Ceiling:
    [​IMG]

    Flex Room - trims haven't been painted:
    [​IMG]

    Kitchen area:
    [​IMG]

    Garage:
    [​IMG]


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    You can fit a half dozen minis in that garage!
     
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    True! The spot on the far side between the two windows is for my Blazing Red.


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    It is a beautiful place but it does seem a bit odd that the kitchen is so close to the front door. I am used seeing the kitchen toward the back of the house. Otherwise, congrats. Oh! Where's the pool going? (LOL)
     
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    Thanks KJ, no pool. I live in WI remember? Lol

    Actually would you believe the kitchen is further away from the front door than it is is the present house?

    It seems to be pretty much the norm around here.


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    Outdoor pools are called ice skating rinks in Wisconsin
     
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    Step 15:

    Let there be light.

    [​IMG]


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    Yay! Sounds like moving in day is imminent.
     

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