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Subfloor is going on.

Subfloor is going on.

Over halfway done installing the floor trusses. Finish installing them tomorrow and be laying 3/4” subfloor down on Friday!

Over halfway done installing the floor trusses. Finish installing them tomorrow and be laying 3/4” subfloor down on Friday!

Over halfway done installing the floor trusses. Finish installing them tomorrow and be laying 3/4” subfloor down on Friday!

Over halfway done installing the floor trusses. Finish installing them tomorrow and be laying 3/4” subfloor down on Friday!

Getting started with the bearing walls in the basement. Hope to start setting floor joists in a day or so.

Getting started with the bearing walls in the basement. Hope to start setting floor joists in a day or so.

Ocheyedan days of olde parade today!

Ocheyedan days of olde parade today!

Basement floor finished awesome! Time to start building up!

Basement floor finished awesome! Time to start building up!

Pouring the concrete floor in the basement for the in floor heating system.

Pouring the concrete floor in the basement for the in floor heating system.

Got a good start on the basement structural insulated wall panels this afternoon. Finish setting the walkout walls next week.

Got a good start on the basement structural insulated wall panels this afternoon. Finish setting the walkout walls next week.

Basement sip panel walls and walkout walls loaded and heading to spirit lake house!

Basement sip panel walls and walkout walls loaded and heading to spirit lake house!

Installed stainless steel cable for an outdoor deck railing. Nice clean look!

Installed stainless steel cable for an outdoor deck railing. Nice clean look!

This house fits the lay of the land perfect with the walkout basement. What a view!

This house fits the lay of the land perfect with the walkout basement. What a view!

Basement is ready for plumbing walls. SIP basement walls will get installed toward the end of the week.

Basement is ready for plumbing walls. SIP basement walls will get installed toward the end of the week.

9 foot icf basement walls and garage footing walls are poured. Getting ready for floor joists

9 foot icf basement walls and garage footing walls are poured. Getting ready for floor joists

Got a good start on the insulated concrete form (ICF) basement. Three rows to go and the garage footings.

Got a good start on the insulated concrete form (ICF) basement. Three rows to go and the garage footings.

Even through the 100 degree heat index we got our footings poured. Time to set walls.

Even through the 100 degree heat index we got our footings poured. Time to set walls.

A little rain or a lot of rain won’t stop us. Have a little more to will forming footings and we will be ready to pour concrete.

A little rain or a lot of rain won’t stop us. Have a little more to will forming footings and we will be ready to pour concrete.

Finished setting rafters. Now time to get this thing sheeted and rainproof!

Finished setting rafters. Now time to get this thing sheeted and rainproof!

Interior walls are being framed. Nice open layout with great ceiling details.

Interior walls are being framed. Nice open layout with great ceiling details.

Getting the rafters set and roof sheeting applied. Soon to be ready for roofing!

Getting the rafters set and roof sheeting applied. Soon to be ready for roofing!

Started setting rafters today on the luverne project. Set more rafters tomorrow and start sheeting the roof tomorrow.

Started setting rafters today on the luverne project. Set more rafters tomorrow and start sheeting the roof tomorrow.

Laying out the foundation for a new energy efficient home.

Laying out the foundation for a new energy efficient home.

Garage walls are up and getting ready for truss rafters.

Garage walls are up and getting ready for truss rafters.

Exterior SIP walls are installed. Build the interior walls and catch up the garage this week.

Exterior SIP walls are installed. Build the interior walls and catch up the garage this week.

Basement floor is poured, bearing walls are complete and have a good start on the floor joists.

Basement floor is poured, bearing walls are complete and have a good start on the floor joists.

Installing a sip panel basement.

Installing a sip panel basement.

It’s been a long couple days but we got the final roof panels on the church project between the rains. The end is in sight!

It’s been a long couple days but we got the final roof panels on the church project between the rains. The end is in sight!

Got a lot of shingles installed today!

Got a lot of shingles installed today!

Prepping for shingling. Lots of shingling in our future.

Prepping for shingling. Lots of shingling in our future.

Finished up a bathroom remodel. New vanity, skim coated walls and new flooring.

Finished up a bathroom remodel. New vanity, skim coated walls and new flooring.

Starting up the other side.

Starting up the other side.

Last row of sip panels will be done by the end of the day!

Last row of sip panels will be done by the end of the day!

It’s like Christmas every day!

It’s like Christmas every day!

Installed a new frameless shower door in a custom shower. Time for the customer to move in.

Installed a new frameless shower door in a custom shower. Time for the customer to move in.

Last row in sight.

Last row in sight.

Up,up,up we go.

Up,up,up we go.

Prepped panels going up.

Prepped panels going up.

Close to half way up with panels. When all the panels are installed, the new insulation value of the roof will an r60. Triple of what was before!

Close to half way up with panels. When all the panels are installed, the new insulation value of the roof will an r60. Triple of what was before!

Second row on. Going up!

Second row on. Going up!

Starting up the steep slope. Second row of panels. Here we go!

Starting up the steep slope. Second row of panels. Here we go!

Starting our roof tear off and sip panel installation.

Starting our roof tear off and sip panel installation.

Day 2 of the home and sports show. Stop by and let’s talk about your project!

Day 2 of the home and sports show. Stop by and let’s talk about your project!

Setup for this weekend’s home show. Come out and let’s talk about your project!

Setup for this weekend’s home show. Come out and let’s talk about your project!

Built a new wall in the attic of the church to separate conditioned from unconditioned spaces. Ready for spray foam crew to come in and seal up the building envelope.

Built a new wall in the attic of the church to separate conditioned from unconditioned spaces. Ready for spray foam crew to come in and seal up the building envelope.

Starting to install insulation and air sealing details on this church to prevent energy loss and ice damming.

Starting to install insulation and air sealing details on this church to prevent energy loss and ice damming.

Drywall is textured and ready for paint at the farmhouse. Trimwork to follow!

Drywall is textured and ready for paint at the farmhouse. Trimwork to follow!

Raised the 26’ iron support beam today. Install support posts and remove temporary support walls next week!

Raised the 26’ iron support beam today. Install support posts and remove temporary support walls next week!

Installing a steel support beam to open up the basement floor plan.

Installing a steel support beam to open up the basement floor plan.

Before picture of onyx shower panel installation.

Before picture of onyx shower panel installation.

Got the new stairway framed.

Got the new stairway framed.

Spray foam insulation is done and drywall is being hung on the farmhouse project!

Spray foam insulation is done and drywall is being hung on the farmhouse project!

Widening an entry stairway for better access into the home

Widening an entry stairway for better access into the home

Farmhouse remodel is all framed and roughed in and ready for spray foam insulation.

Farmhouse remodel is all framed and roughed in and ready for spray foam insulation.

Installed ship lap to update the style of this home office.

Installed ship lap to update the style of this home office.

Building my knowledge to build my customers a better home!

Building my knowledge to build my customers a better home!

Finished up the tiled shower surround with grout and a new sliding glass shower door.

Finished up the tiled shower surround with grout and a new sliding glass shower door.

Framed a winding staircase landing to maximize space and still achieve adequate headroom coming down the steps at the farmhouse remodel.

Framed a winding staircase landing to maximize space and still achieve adequate headroom coming down the steps at the farmhouse remodel.

Finished laying the subway tile for the new shower surround! Grouting tomorrow!

Finished laying the subway tile for the new shower surround! Grouting tomorrow!

Reframed the ceiling in the upstairs of an old farmhouse. Getting it ready for a complete facelift!

Reframed the ceiling in the upstairs of an old farmhouse. Getting it ready for a complete facelift!

Shower is ready for tile!

Shower is ready for tile!

Installing a new shower base and tile surround

Installing a new shower base and tile surround

Installing a new metal ceiling in the shop!

Installing a new metal ceiling in the shop!

Got the concrete poured in my frost free footing foundation. Smooth, power troweled finish on the concrete and ready for a building to move on in February.

Got the concrete poured in my frost free footing foundation. Smooth, power troweled finish on the concrete and ready for a building to move on in February.

Formed up a frost free footing foundation for building project. Simple way to get an energy efficient base with less excavation and backfill costs.

Formed up a frost free footing foundation for building project. Simple way to get an energy efficient base with less excavation and backfill costs.

Our new trailer.  We do all types of construction. Serving NW Iowa.

Our new trailer. We do all types of construction. Serving NW Iowa.

Installed custom kitchen cabinets in the new house build. Little more work on the island and will be ready for countertops.

Installed custom kitchen cabinets in the new house build. Little more work on the island and will be ready for countertops.

Anderson windows and sliding patio door install complete. Finish interior framing and miscellaneous things tomorrow. Getting ready for rough in of trades.

Anderson windows and sliding patio door install complete. Finish interior framing and miscellaneous things tomorrow. Getting ready for rough in of trades.

Timber frame truss over the entryway. Starting to install Anderson 400 series windows.

Timber frame truss over the entryway. Starting to install Anderson 400 series windows.

Hand framed a timber frame truss for the new house project. Nice curb appeal!

Hand framed a timber frame truss for the new house project. Nice curb appeal!

Big day of shingling today. More coming tomorrow!

Big day of shingling today. More coming tomorrow!

Picked up some cedar 6x6’s. What could these be for?

Picked up some cedar 6x6’s. What could these be for?

Main truss rafters set on new home build and got a great start on the roof sheathing. Praying for the rain to stay away!

Main truss rafters set on new home build and got a great start on the roof sheathing. Praying for the rain to stay away!

Over half the main rafters set on the walls. Set garage rafters tomorrow and start building overhangs tomorrow.

Over half the main rafters set on the walls. Set garage rafters tomorrow and start building overhangs tomorrow.

Truss rafters have arrived! Time to get a roof on our new home project.

Truss rafters have arrived! Time to get a roof on our new home project.

Continuing the sip panel install. Setting up the gable end so we can an overhang.

Continuing the sip panel install. Setting up the gable end so we can an overhang.

Retrofitting sips panels onto an existing house. Making an old house way more efficient!

Retrofitting sips panels onto an existing house. Making an old house way more efficient!

Walls are framed and sheathed. Ready for rafters.

Walls are framed and sheathed. Ready for rafters.

Exterior walls of the house are framed!  Time to frame interior walls and then the garage.

Exterior walls of the house are framed! Time to frame interior walls and then the garage.

Framing exterior walls.

Framing exterior walls.

Getting a little subfloor plywood on between the rains.

Getting a little subfloor plywood on between the rains.

Roof sheathing on the kids playhouse.

Roof sheathing on the kids playhouse.

Floor trusses set! Subfloor plywood next.

Floor trusses set! Subfloor plywood next.

Now we are getting serious! Got floor joists. Ready to roll!

Now we are getting serious! Got floor joists. Ready to roll!

Basement bearing walls framed. Hoping Mother Nature will cooperate soon so we can keep framing.

Basement bearing walls framed. Hoping Mother Nature will cooperate soon so we can keep framing.

Basement floor is poured!  Garage floor tomorrow.

Basement floor is poured! Garage floor tomorrow.

Foundation walls poured. Basement floor gets poured tomorrow!

Foundation walls poured. Basement floor gets poured tomorrow!

Building a playhouse for my kids!

Building a playhouse for my kids!

Installed a new removable butcher block into an existing countertop.

Installed a new removable butcher block into an existing countertop.

Got started on my kids playhouse.

Got started on my kids playhouse.

Starting a new house! Digging the basement today.

Starting a new house! Digging the basement today.

TREX composite decking to complete this new front step.

TREX composite decking to complete this new front step.

Subway tile grouted. Oven hood and open shelving getting installed next week.

Subway tile grouted. Oven hood and open shelving getting installed next week.

Poured new concrete driveway and sidewalks.

Poured new concrete driveway and sidewalks.

Applied a micro topping over an existing concrete porch. Nice way to save an existing slab of concrete!

Applied a micro topping over an existing concrete porch. Nice way to save an existing slab of concrete!

Installed glass subway tiles. Grout tomorrow

Installed glass subway tiles. Grout tomorrow

After onyx panel installation! Nice maintenance free shower.

After onyx panel installation! Nice maintenance free shower.

Onyx shower before panels.

Onyx shower before panels.

Removed an existing shower stall and replaced it with a new Onyx base. We will get the drywall coated and painted by tomorrow. Onyx wall panels will finish this low maintenance shower!

Removed an existing shower stall and replaced it with a new Onyx base. We will get the drywall coated and painted by tomorrow. Onyx wall panels will finish this low maintenance shower!

Installed heated ceramic tile floor today. Grout tomorrow

Installed heated ceramic tile floor today. Grout tomorrow

Installing hand scraped hard wood flooring in a kitchen remodel.

Installing hand scraped hard wood flooring in a kitchen remodel.

Taping drywall for a new game room.

Taping drywall for a new game room.

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