Welcome back, and thanks for being here! Project competition is set for the end of this month. This will be the last progress update before showing you the completely finished home, and we are excited to show you what we’ve been up to during the final stages of this incredible build. 🖤 Fall is here!…

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Update time! The Idea House is now 80% complete and we are as excited as ever to share with you all the amazing work that has been taking place on site. In this update, we are going to show you wildlife, fencing, fireplaces, the media room, the climbing wall, and more. As we’ve mentioned in…

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Hello, and welcome back to another Northwest Idea House update! Things have been incredibly busy at the 2021 Northwest Idea House. Every week, ever day, our cul-de-saq is jam packed with cars, trucks, and people coming to work this project. A lot of progress has been made in the last few weeks, and we’re here…

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In our last update, we showed you the newly installed Leviton breaker panels, Lochnivar boiler system, B.I.B Insulation, and the outdoor stone deck tile system by StoneDeks and tiles from Landmark Outdoor. This project is an absolute blast, and the beautiful weather we’ve been having just makes it even better. We’ve come a long way…

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We took delivery of lumber and started framing yesterday. Long time supplier and partner Plywood Supply made the deliveries.  We’re excited to share and feature some of the specific lumber components and pieces as this house starts to take shape.  www.plywoodsupply.com #framinglumber #douglasfirstuds #louisianapacific #weyerhaeuser

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Pictured: Todd Lozier oversees his team’s good work at the NW Idea House. Things are going smoothly here at the Idea House! As we work to start framing, we must first attend to the tremendous amount of preparation work on the basement slab. Here, we backfilled the interior with free draining compactible fill. The next…

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Yesterday at the 2021 NW Idea House site, I had a chance to truly take in the beauty of the surroundings. On days where we are moving or disturbing dirt, we have a Supervisor there full-time specifically to monitor work and best practices to ensure protection and no disturbance to the nearby wetlands and eco-system.…

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We constantly strive to educate and coach our team as to the importance of water in our industry. Not the shortage of drinking water, but the dangers of what water can do to a house. Homes are being hit from at least 4 directions including groundwater/hydraulic pressure, vertically from the sky, horizontally with the wind,…

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