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Author Topic: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"  (Read 9128 times)

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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #220 on: May 20, 2020, 07:29:38 AM »
Jon that looks fantastic.  did you consider putting a porch on your place?!!!   :)   WOW!
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #221 on: May 20, 2020, 07:30:55 AM »
That makes the house pop. Looks great.

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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #222 on: May 20, 2020, 08:28:47 AM »
Jon,
You need a ramp so we can pull our bikes up on the porch.
Looks great!!!!!
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #223 on: May 20, 2020, 11:14:21 AM »
Really fantastic!  The porch will be a great place to enjoy life, not to mention the protection of the window and door areas.

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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #224 on: May 20, 2020, 12:04:19 PM »
Yep, there's 2000 sqft of covered porch all the way around.
The main level of the house is 1600 sqft. I got more deck than house!

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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #225 on: May 20, 2020, 05:11:53 PM »
Look'n good man. Definitely need that porch. She's rugged!! Get any snow up there? :D :D
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #226 on: May 20, 2020, 07:11:04 PM »
Now that's a porch. Most don't build them wide enough. If I am sitting in a chair with my legs stretched out I have to move them when someone walks by.  ::)
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #227 on: May 20, 2020, 07:57:20 PM »
Wow Jon, just Wow!!! 
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #228 on: May 20, 2020, 07:57:56 PM »
I would come play on that porch.
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« Reply #229 on: May 20, 2020, 09:52:05 PM »
I'd come sit, bend elbows and listen!

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« Reply #230 on: June 07, 2020, 09:24:10 PM »
Dat's one heck of a deer blind  :)
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« Reply #231 on: June 22, 2020, 01:12:57 PM »
 I had a hard time finding a roofing contractor. My general contractor said it was too much for him and the local guys all said the same. I was talking to a neighbor and he said that's what his son does, so I called him and sure enough here we go!

It's killing me to be stuck here at work and it's going on without me. I'll be heading back up Friday to see how it went.

Here's where we were when I left on Sunday.
Wayne, my GC did a great job getting the porch and front steps in.


 
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #232 on: June 22, 2020, 02:02:15 PM »
What are you putting on the roof? It's not steep, so I was wondering why they walked away. You need some young fellers like Jesse, that can climb like monkeys. ;)
Move'n on.

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« Reply #233 on: June 22, 2020, 03:45:47 PM »
It's Everlast II metal roofing. I believe it's 26ga in Ivy Green

All the contractors in the area are 50+ years old and just don't want to climb.
The guys I got to do it are in their 30's and enthusiastic.
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #234 on: June 22, 2020, 05:28:34 PM »
Yep, I figured on age. That is the gauge steel I used to. It's heavy, but it will last a long time. Jesse and his gang that worked for me are in their 30's. ;)
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #235 on: June 22, 2020, 05:51:46 PM »
That looks absolutely fantastic!  

Great craftsmanship, and a very pleasing design.
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #236 on: June 22, 2020, 08:51:09 PM »
All of the above and a "boy howdy' on top. beautiful....
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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #237 on: June 23, 2020, 10:20:45 AM »
Whatta home this will be!  The porches are still a draw for me.  The roof color is great, looks good in the setting.

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Re: Building my Retirement Home or "My First 5 Year Plan"
« Reply #238 on: June 23, 2020, 08:38:22 PM »
I am amazed, very pleased, and impressed.
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« Reply #239 on: June 25, 2020, 08:46:47 AM »
Same here. Love it. ;D


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