Tile Installer Chosen

The counter and tub surround selection took a very circuitous path. I love the look of tile and had a lot in our first build in Boca Raton, but I really (really) hate grout. So we went with concrete floors and priced out anything-but-tile surfaces. It wasn't until we...

Cabinets Selected

Choosing cabinets was, I think, the most difficult single decision on the entire house. It was grueling. Not just for me, but probably for the cabinet makers as well. With budget overruns in engineering, footings, lumber, electrical, and plumbing (oh, yes, you'll hear...

Jetted Tub Delivered

Our jetted tub was delivered today. Given that it snowed — SNOWED — all morning, the idea of watching a movie while soaking in a steaming hot tub of swirling water didn't sound half bad. Last week I did some online research into various jetted tubs and then dropped by...

Ready for Cabinet Bids

Note: The cabinet drawings have been updated. The kitchen has been modified and the master bath vanity drawing is now complete. 5/5/10 Just a quick heads up to all you carpenters and cabinet makers! We are going to be getting bids on all the cabinets and built-ins in...