When we returned from our Thanksgiving trip to Texas, the roof was almost finished and my bay window was in!
Within another week, the siding had been completed and they have begun the sheet rocking process. It seems to be dragging on at this point because all of the exterior work went so quickly. The two upstairs windows are where the baby will be. Originally that space was going to be storage, but after seeing how much room there was we decided to go ahead and have it finished out.
So far, this whole process has not been terribly invasive.
But they cut the opening into the upstairs bedroom a few days ago and when they cut the opening for the downstairs, things are likely to get a little hairy (or dusty). It has been a challenge to hold everyone's attention for school when there is really loud construction taking place but on most days, it isn't too bad.
I would love for things to be completed sooner rather than later so that we could move into that space, but I am trying to prepare myself for the prospect of them finishing later than expected.
Because of all this hoop-la going on, we only decorated with a tree & stockings....no outside lights.....no bedroom trees.....no kitchen decor. Truthfully, it hasn't really bothered me but I think the kids are a little caught off-guard because Christmas just sort of snuck up on us!
They are giving us a completion date of the second week in January. Stay tuned for more pics!