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Perry Road House photos

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Some photos from the Perry Road project which is sitting empty and unfinished and for sale – (It’s hard for people to earn a living around here so the owners made the decision to move to where they could work.. for money) This is a Structural Insulated Panel (SIP)house on and Insulated Concrete Form foundation (ICF) The windows are Marvin…

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FALL = Wood

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I have been rather absent from both this blog and from my office lately. Fall is a time of “busy” for me. The first cold snap sends me scurrying for my chain saw when I realize I have made little headway towards getting the winter wood supply cut split and stacked. Typically, I fell some trees in the winter and…

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The Necessity of Good Hydration

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Short and anecdotal, this one. Perhaps I need a new category – TMI (too much information) I live in a small, poorly insulated house with a wood stove for heat. The wood stove is rather small and fits in a stone fireplace. The stove is also fairly new and efficient but really doesn’t hold a fire all night. So…. In…

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