There is so much happening. I may have to do multiple posts. First off we have spent about two weeks installing the rest of the electric. C has been teaching me to run the wire while he installs the switches, lights, and plugs, which is pretty impressive for someone who is afraid of being electrocuted … Continue reading So much is happening.
We are FINALLY having our septic installed. We were able to get the lagoon decreased in size, thanks to the grey water system, and they will be marking where it is going, getting it inspected, and putting it in sometime in the next few weeks. The problem? We have to bush hog the area where … Continue reading Prepping for a pooper… and being a woman
We officially have a roof on the house, and it looks DAMN GOOD!!! They are going to be back later this week to finish the outer walls and put up the plywood. That leaves installing the windows and doors and we will have a fully enclosed structure!!! Don't get me wrong, we still have a … Continue reading The roof… the roof… the roof is.. well.. ON!
Guys. Guys. This is not a joke. This is the real deal. We have a roof!!! It's not finished yet, we are short a few pieces of metal that we are picking up tomorrow morning, and the roof should be complete after tomorrow. It. Is. Amazing. Amazing. Beyond what we could have every expected. These … Continue reading Let the freak out happen…
WE HAVE POWER TO THE HOUSE!!!! We only have 14 lights installed at the moment so it was only pulling 1 amp, but we were able to turn all the lights on inside the house!!! I'm a bit excited. C doesn't go back to work until the 16th. We are hoping to have most, of … Continue reading It’s alive!
Over the weekend C and I moved all the batteries into the battery house (which took a lot of effort because they are very very heavy and were located behind the battery house), and C got them all connected and hooked to the solar panels. The solar panels go to a PV disconnect, then from … Continue reading Batteries are charging!!