Category Archives: Construction

2017 Year in Review

December 29, 2017 Another year over, it seems in a blink of an eye. 2017 was another busy year here at the Ponderosa. And we are pleased to announce …drumroll please…..THE HOUSE IS FINISHED!!!!!!! There are still lots of little … Continue reading

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Upstairs flooring

December 26, 2017 The last major job to finish was the upstairs flooring and baseboard trim and I am happy to report that it is now complete. Our goal was to have it done by Christmas and we finished on … Continue reading

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Upstairs Bathroom Complete

November 14, 2017 Now that winter has arrived in Manitoba, we have time to work on indoor projects – like the upstairs bathroom. For a long time, we didn’t have an indoor bathroom. Instead we had an outhouse (and still … Continue reading

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Completed Projects – Livingroom and Walk-In Closet

April 5, 2017 At long last, some of our projects have been completed. Back in the beginning of March, I posted an update on the living room and master bedroom progress. The final touches on the living room have now … Continue reading

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Livingroom and Master Bedroom Update

March 7, 2017 Its been a while since I posted an update on the house build. We are back at work after our Mexico break and have a few projects in the works…..but nothing finished. I am a finisher. I … Continue reading

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Pine Ceiling

January 28, 2017 There are always those jobs that you just don’t seem to get around to finishing. Small jobs that you just don’t want to do. For us, that was finishing the pine ceiling. In October 2015, while I was … Continue reading

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A Complete Kitchen for Christmas

December 28, 2016 It has been a long time since my last post. We have been working on the kitchen and I was bound and determined that I would not post any pictures until the kitchen was 100% complete. Our … Continue reading

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