Bob The Builder's Blog

Home on the Range Update: Mechanical Room & Backup System

Home on the Range Update: Mechanical Room & Backup System

Home on the Range Update: Painting Progress Upstairs

Home on the Range Update: Painting Progress Upstairs, knockdown ceiling, planning and protection:

Home on the Range Update: Painting Stage

Home on the Range Update: Painting Stage

Preplanning - May make your head spin, but we love it!

While all of the preplanning that Bob reviews in the video below may make your head spin... But here at Fireside Home Construction - we love it!

See the value we bring and deliver to your project through all of the well thought out preplanning that goes into every project we work on:

Home On The Range Siding & Details. Details. Details!

In this video Bob shares a BUNCH of details related to the siding and outside of the Home On The Range.

Too many details to list out here - so go ahead and watch the video! Great information and education on how everything is coming together:

Energy efficient building, R-Value, insulation, etc.

You've heard about energy efficient building, R-Value, insulation - here is what it looks like when it's done right... A 'behind the drywall' look for you!

Fireside Chat: Electrical Wiring

Behind the scenes look at how we achieve proper planning and budgeting related to Electrical Wiring in the home. Details can be seen here:

Home On The Range: More Outside Progress & AZEK Trim

In this video Bob reviews with you some of the materials that we are using on the outside of the Home On The Range. Including AZEK Trim and Sherwin Williams Super Paint.

Watch the video below:

Putting in Septic System & Other Outside Progress

Video showing some of the Septic work, preplanning, and some of the additional outside progress:

Laurence Smith Window & Door. One of the keys to our success.

One of the keys to being a successful builder is who you work with.

In the video below Bob tells you about one of our suppliers, Laurence Smith Window & Door. As a homeowner and Fireside client this is important for you to know:

Some New Photos of the 'Home on the Range'

Shingles are on, windows and in, brick work has begun - see a few new photos in the slideshow below:

Fireside Chat: Trades craftsperson Roy Crites

A different perspective for you today from one of our trades craftspeople, Roy Crites. His take on how Fireside clients are taken care of, how we take care of our employees and partners. Thanks Roy for taking the time to record this video!


Fireside Chat: Our Project Manager Mark Allor

See the personality and hear from our Project Manager, Mark Allor, about jobsite productivity, efficiency, quality control, and how our crew stays productive to keep your building costs down.

Update: Lots of new work completed!

Lots of new work done on the 'Home on the Range!' Take a look at the details in the garage, stairway, windows/doors, interior walls, etc.

Photos Showing the progress at the 'Home on the Range'

Here are some recent photos from our 'Home on the Range' project:

Home on the Range Progress

Quick video of the progreson the new home. This video shows off the outside of the home. It's coming together beautifully!


Fireside Chat: Details of Wall System

Details of one of our wall systems. This wall system will give us an R-26 wall system, twice the insulation value that typical wall systems had in the past:

Fireside Chat: Cedar Window Well Details

The reason we prepare these videos for you is so that you can see the details that you can expect on your job - so often in the past we have not been able to show prospective homeowners all of the details that go into a Fireside Home Construction project.

In the video below, see the details on a Cedar Window Wall & details from the Basement:

Walls starting to go up

In the slideshow below we have some photos of the walls starting to go up:

Back fill details up by the house

Back fill details up by the house and in the second video below an up close look at the Window Well:

Moving Some Dirt Around

Back-fill and getting the grade right around the house.

The Devil Is In The Details!

In this video you’ll see the first floor deck in place, concrete blocks for porch and garage in place, and that we have started standing the first floor walls. These walls contain a system that has an R-26 insulation value. Watch the video for more specifics and details from Bob on the walls.

As Bob explains in this video – The Devil Is In The Details!

Masonry work on the garage begins

Masonry work on the garage begins - Bob shares some of his thoughts on how he manages he client's projects and jobsites:

Structural Steel In Place

In this video you'll see the Structural Steel is in place and Bob discusses the 'little things' we do and check on the job to ensure precission. This is a critical time in the building process where we take some extra time to make sure the heights, demensions and all of the little details are just right.

Progress Report - Basement Wrapping Up & Other Details

Quick 1 minute video showing the basement work wrapping up and other details:

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