We finally got a little work done on the House, but first.....
Two weekends ago we went to College Station and cooked some Texas Red Chili with Jessie.
One day I will own one, maybe
Being I have been neglecting my first priority, the house, I worked on it every night after work and really made some progress this weekend.
I finished the plumbing throughout the whole house and pressurized all the lines to check for leaks. Then I installed the Hardi Backer for the floor in the Bathroom and got everything ready for the tile. After that I insulated the Bathroom Back Wall by putting two layers of R30 sheeting behind the pipes and R13 bats in front.
Candy went and bought the toilet, the bathroom sink, tub and sink fixtures, the tile and the wine barrel for the sink to sit on. This pic shows the tile color and what the sink will kinda look like on top of the barrel. The sink faucet will be one of those open flow types that is polished bronze. I think it looks like an old timey hand water pump.
The walls will be box planks we plan to pick up this week and start on.
As you can tell, we are working on the bathroom first, then the hallway and closet, then to the bedroom and finally the kitchen.
This week and weekend plans are to terminate the electrical through the whole house, tile the bathroom floor, pick up the bath tub, plumb in the drains for the tub, sink, toilet and washer. Then if I have any time left, I plan to start the box planks on the walls.
All that and we will also be cooking chili this weekend in Irving at a big cook off. We missed this one last year because we went to Rankin to cook, but this time we are staying close to home.
It's not much, but it's at least something.