Time to Redefine our Lives in Oregon

The Snow Turned to Rain

Do you know what happens when the snow turns to rain………ALOT of rain………

Early this past week, the snow turned to rain.  Unfortunately, a ton of water melting, and a ton of water falling meant a ton of rushing, water…overwhelming creeks and rivers all over the Willamette Valley.  The flooding  was minor in our town, but it was much heavier in other areas.  Obvioiusly, this affected the progress on our home.  We are glad that the contracters decided not to traverse those roads to keep us on schedule.     So we are off a bit….I’m not sure how far….but what we have seen in the past…these Adair guys know how to make up for lost time!!!

So here are the pictures of the flooring that was able to be installed….about half of the flooring (carpet, wood floor, linoleum) is in.  Actually, all of the linoleum has been laid down.

The flooring that is in all the bathrooms, and the laundry room.

Carpeting!!! Half of the carpeting is in!! The color is called Celery.

This color is not quite as "white" as it looks in the pictures.

This is the hardwood flooring in kitchen, nook, and entry-way.


The only part of the wood floor not covered by paper to protect it from the soon-to-be-arriving kitchen countertops.

One thing we did have to figure out was an issue regarding our hardware.  Tony and I have been thinking throughout this entire build process that our doorknobs, locks, kitchen and bath accessories would be a certain color….one day it dawned on me that they weren’t the color we were thinking….but the knobs on cabinets are.  We always believed that the rest of the accessories were going to match those knobs….but they don’t.  Unfortunately, we, they, all of us were not on the same page with this one, and what I call the mismatch, stands…..but that will be something we’ll update on our own after the build.

Tomorrow’s forecast shows “partly cloudy.”  Keep your fingers crossed….the countertops might be arriving!!!!!

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