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Archive for November, 2007

LittleHouse – Window and Door Installs

by on Nov.12, 2007, under Windows & Doors

Windows Install
05 – 11 November 2007.
Installed Window: You can see all of the pains taken to insure that no moisture gets behind the window, or inside the housewrap.

East Window Installed

East Window Installed

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LittleHouse – Installing the Windows

by on Nov.11, 2007, under Windows & Doors

Windows Install
05 – 11 November 2007.
So here is the opening we cut in the sheathing, with the housewrap folded in, and the 1/4″ spacers in place.
You can see where we taped the bottom edge, as well.

Spacers

Spacers

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LittleHouse – Window Installations

by on Nov.11, 2007, under Windows & Doors

Windows Install
12 October, 2007.
We actually brought our windows, housewrap, insulation and back door up in mid-October, when we had a spare weekend.

We were a little nervous about driving down our bumpy road with the windows flat like that, but we didn’t have time to build a proper window carrying apparatus.

By going slow and easy, they survived the trip.

Windows Survived Trip

Windows Survived Trip

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LittleHouse – Building the Winter Cave

by on Nov.05, 2007, under Insulation

Winter Cave
03 November, 2007.
It’s getting close to winter, and we thought it would be good to have a warm place to sleep this year.

We decided to temporarily install insulation around the bedroom of the cabin, and sleep in there this winter.  That will also be a good place to warm up in between work sessions outside.

We started by using some extra roof underlayment to close off the wall between the bedroom and the bathroom. This is from the bathroom side…

Air Barrier

Air Barrier

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