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Chapter 10 Exterior – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9J50DcZMsL4 In this chapter, we discuss everything that goes on the outside of the house. This includes siding and stone, brick or stucco , driveways, paths, steps, lighting and landscaping. The first part of the exterior work is the trim - window trim, columns, siding, soffits and fascia and any architectural details such cedar corbels. When this boxing [...]

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Chapter 9 Flooring – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww6n-xinkbc In the flooring phase, we discuss the installation of...you guessed it, flooring! This includes engineered hardwood flooring installation, carpeting, tiles, stones, and the transitions that make moving from one floor type to another smooth.   This is one of the last stages for the house. The hardwood flooring is fitted under cabinets and around areas with doorways. It is [...]

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Chapter 8 Final Trim – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQbVLepTwug The Installation of Final Trim Welcome back, this phase of custom home building is really exciting because we start to see the final fixtures and the home have less of that construction feel and more of a home vibe. Aesthetically, this phase is gorgeous. We start off by installing shower doors, as Tom mentions in the video, "We have really [...]

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Chapter 7 Ceramic Countertops & Tile – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

Custom Home Countertops and Ceramic Tile Installation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RjiLLbNvxc The cabinets are all but complete, the walls are smooth and the showers are ready to be waterproofed in preparation for some stunning designs. This phase in a custom home covers the installation of ceramic tile and countertops. The countertops are manufactured by a vendor to the specifications of our client, delivered, [...]

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Chapter 6 Cabinets & Trim – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

Custom Cabinet and Trim Installation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1gXywVVhO8&t=6s The walls are up and the custom house is looking more and more like a place to call home. Now is the time for cabinet and trim installation at our custom homes at Lake Norman, North Carolina. The cabinets arrive on huge trucks and the workers hop to. The most complicated part of the [...]

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Chapter 5 Insulation & Drywall – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina

Insulation Installation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUqkkeMqjcE The mechanicals, HVAC, and plumbing are set and the bones of your home are standing strong. It is time to get some walls in! The first step in this phase is the installation of insulation. The insulation batts, are fiberglass rectangles that vary in thickness anywhere from 3.5-in thick to 5.5-in thick and are placed within the [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Bluefield Builders News, Lake Norman Living, Uncategorized, Youtube series|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Chapter 5 Insulation & Drywall – Building a Custom Home in North Carolina