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Posted by TC in Austin/McDade, TX on 9/10/2014

Siding done

Frame done
Windows in
Felt on roof

Issues found, and how to avoid

The pipe for the upstairs bath was in the slab in the wrong place; they used that wall as a base and all other walls were in the wrong location. Had they moved that wall and corrected on the other side of the kitchen it would have been an easy fix, however the 7" was lost in the entrance on the side of the house.

The sliding doors, and the windows above, were not the correct size openings.

This is due to my being gone on the day of framing and not double checking the openings... This cost a lot of material to rebuild that wall. and replace the headers with longer ones.

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In great room looking to kitchen
"Hidden" stairs in bath
Looking up main stairs in great room
The view
Siding going up
Great room windows and the arches
Finished wall
Man, look at that glass!



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