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Drywall, texture, and paint

After the siding was finished, the gutters and gas meter were installed before painting.  At this point, all exterior painting is complete pending some touch-up work.   On the interior, all drywall work is complete with texture and first coat

Posted in Home Build

Windows, Wiring, Siding

Over the past month, we’ve had the roof, windows/doors, garage floor, wiring/electrical, plumbing, and most of the siding added.   Our outdoor room is starting to shape up with the fireplace being installed.  I was hesitant about the loss of

Posted in Home Build

Progress on the house

After permits were received, we’ve had great, fast progress with the house.  We’ve gone from an empty lot to both levels almost entirely framed in less than a month.  Foundation work started April 24th and we expect to have a

Posted in Home Build

In Contract

We met with the builder on Sunday to settle on the final aspects of our build/fixtures/exterior facade and met with our realtor today to review and sign the purchase agreement.   At this point, we’re in contract and awaiting permits

Posted in Home Build

We’re building a home

After living in a ~550 sq/ft apartment in downtown Seattle for close to two years, we decided to accept the commute and take the plunge into home buying.  We used Redfin to book several home tours (~30-40) over the course

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Logging router traffic and other changes

It’s been a slow couple months between the holidays, travelling, and work.  I did manage to accomplish a few things with the Home Dashboard project, though.  I redesigned the UI to move away from an exclusively mobile interface as the amount

Posted in Analytics, Dashboard

Collecting and Handling 911 Event Data

Seattle has a pretty awesome approach to data availability and transparency through data.Seattle.gov.  The city has thousands of data sets available (from in-car police video records to land zoning to real-time emergency feeds) and Socrata, a Seattle-based company, has worked

Posted in Analytics, Dashboard, Touchscreen Dashboard

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