November 2010

Finally Almost Heat

One quick picture of the plumbing and I’m out for the night. I’ll explain the heating system thoroughly tomorrow!
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Thanksgiving Automation Wiring

Who would have ever thought that the holidays would be such a great time to get a bunch of work done! My sister and her husband made it home early Wednesday afternoon, and guess what Andrew and I got all sorts of things done. Seems that my brother-in-law isn’t too good at
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Snow… cold… feels like winter!

I can hardly contain myself at how excited I am to soon have HEAT! The blog updates and pictures have been a little sparse over the past week because it’s been so darn cold, the evening so early, and we so busy with the automation wiring that I haven’t had many good
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More Automation Wiring

There has been a whole lot accomplished with the automation system. Major complements to my dad for being the prime mover behind making it all happen. I was a little bit nervous about working with my dad on all this wiring, because we don’t always see eye to eye (I am an
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Done Siding… Almost! Pensotti Boiler

Sure has been a busy week, trying to keep up with all the tradesmen’s questions and making sure that we’re staying ahead of the builders with our automation wiring. I spent a good part of the weekend with my father running over 2000 feet of audio/automation wiring, and then until
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Few More Siding Pictures

Spent the morning/early afternoon running another thousand feet of automation wire with dad. No pictures of that progress yet (I’ll take some tomorrow).  How about a few more pictures of the siding to hold everyone over until I feel like writing more.
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More Siding, Electrical, and Plumbing

There was a bustle of other activity throughout the house. The electrician has just about finished the rough wiring for the main portions of the house and has now moved to working in the garage. The mechanical/plumbers made their way well into installing the vents. And, the
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Audio Distribution Wiring

Had a pretty remarkable day working up on the hill with… go figure… my dad! No arguing, father/son back and forth, just put your head down get a bunch of work done type going at it. We actually made quite the team and pulled 1000 feet of speaker wire to several locations
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Siding and Electrical

What happened to all our sunlight? It’s amazing how short the days get up here in northern Maine as we near the winter solstice and the sun starts to lose its energy. Lately it’s been rather cold in the mornings and rather dark in the afternoons, especially with all
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Groundwork, Humongous Monoprice Order

So yeah, it has been a few days, but I’ve just been so busy getting everything ready for the electrical (i.e. the high-voltage and low voltage stuff) that I’ve been focusing in on that. You should see the Excel document with 7 worksheets, one in particular with more
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