Category Archives: the Ridge

the Ridge: al.most.finished!

It has been a couple of weeks since I visited the site and took these pictures… The Ridge is almost finished! Last week I heard the parging was being applied to the foundation. Would be nice to see that blue skin … Continue reading

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The Ridge: week 32

It’s been already a month now since I’m back from vacation (a 2 week visit to the Netherlands, and a short tour of Europe, of which I am hoping to show some pictures here in the near future) and it’s … Continue reading

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The Ridge: week 28

Interior finishing is well underway. Some cabinets are installed,  including a couple of gorgeous tiger-wood cabinets! Tiling in master bath room is almost finished and walls are painted.

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The Ridge: week 25

Al. most. finished…  The siding is all installed now, except for some pieces of fascia. Those pieces will be installed at the same time as the snow fences. Inside, the painter is priming the walls and preparations are made for … Continue reading

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the Ridge: week 24

It has been a couple of weeks and the metal siding is pretty much finished on the front. Progress has slowed down a bit now James and his crew are working on the back, having to work from scaffolding, high … Continue reading

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the Ridge: week 22

Check out that metal siding! It’s looking really sharp! No siding yet – but I such a beautiful view that day! These are the guys that make it happen.

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the Ridge: week 21

The installation of metal siding is underway! Check out the metallic (‘weathered zinc’) corrugated metal siding panels: I can’t wait until the red metal siding goes on!

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the Ridge: week 20

After a well-deserved christmas break, a skeleton carpentry crew is back at work, while the insulators continue filling in the wall cavities with blown-in cellulose. Blowing in cellulose Recycling spilled cellulose Clear cedar siding on the back

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the Ridge: week 18/19

The week before last (week 18), ‘Quality Interior Kontracting’ started to install blown-in cellulose. This insulation, made from recycled paper, is blown ‘wet’ into the wall cavities – filling all nooks and crannies. Then it will have some time to dry … Continue reading

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the Ridge: week 17

Yahoo!, the roof is on!! In the meantime, the electrician is busy wiring; the mechanical ducting is largely installed, including the HRV, the air to air heat exchanger and the electrical furnace; all plumbing is roughed in and the carpenters … Continue reading

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