Posts Tagged ‘punch list’

Finishing the House

December 4th, 2010 by KTU | 2 Comments | Filed in 1. Planning and Design, 6. Interior Materials and Finishes, Park City Mountain Modern

Whoa. It’s crunch time. We’re trying to finish this house in the next 10 days. There are about a dozen guys scrambling all over the place. The great room is still a wood shop, but the painters are trying to work around everything.

I suspect if you have a 12-18 month construction schedule you can avoid this. But, we’ll finish this house 7-1/2 months after breaking ground. That requires some overlapping of tasks.

Of course everyone wants to “go last.” More precisely, the painter, electrician, and plumber all declared that they should be the last people on the job. I suspect that if I had wood floors, the floor guys would also want to go last. The reality is that everyone ends up iterating a bit at the end to work around each other.

The painters dodging the finish carpenters.

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Finished House

January 12th, 2011 by KTU | 7 Comments | Filed in 1. Planning and Design, Park City Mountain Modern

The punch list persists for months. But, we have our C.O. (certificate of occupancy). We’ve had house guests. We’ve spent a few weeks in the house. I’m declaring it done.

Here are some exterior shots on a nice winter day, along with a few interior shots. (Furnishing is not quite done…)

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