All in a Day’s Work

Posted on June 21, 2013 by Bedfordlandings

Yesterday, all I wanted was a beautiful new green roof.  And I got it! What I didn’t count on were a few more headaches. First, Cindy from Smith Mountain Building Supply told me that the windows and front door needed more work to be fully installed or else their warranty may be voided.  Those windows […]

Someday my roof will come!

Posted on June 20, 2013 by Bedfordlandings

We have been waiting for a long time to get a roof, but just now a van with 7 workers drove in and hopefully they will begin to tar paper and shingle!  No rain yesterday was a good sign and it is not raining now!  If we can just get the tar paper up we […]

Steppin’ Up!

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Bedfordlandings

Since April, we have been using a sturdy ladder to get up to the second floor.  We have framed walls, carried tools, and toted lumber up this ladder that eventually will reside in the Flying room as a functional element (more on that later). We have gotten many comment on the uniqueness of ladder but […]

It was a Bonding Experience

Posted on June 13, 2013 by Bedfordlandings

Some of you recall reading on this blog one year ago about our move to Smith Mountain Lake. Our movers weighed our stuff (that now we fondly refer to as JUNK!). It weighed 8 tons. Stashed away in three storage units, there has been little chance to retrieve the file cabinet and several other items […]

It’s Like Dominoes

Posted on June 6, 2013 by Bedfordlandings

Building a house is like playing a game of dominoes.  Everything has to fall in place in order.  Here are a few examples: The roofers can not start until the stonemasons have completed laying the stone for the chimney on the roof level.  Thus, the roofing material has been delivered and is sitting in the […]

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