We FINALLY got around to installing flashing along the south edge of the roof.
I’ve been worrying about the roof membrane coming off in a heavy wind storm for almost a year … since we installed it last summer. The trim anchors the membrane along its south edge and does not permit the wind to ‘get … Read More →
It seems like only yesterday we were finishing the rocket stove in January … and now it is almost June!
As you might have guessed from the above picture we were in Vancouver for four days a week ago. We visited the aquarium and managed to go cycling around Stanley Park. Thank you Tom and Stephanie … Read More →
The flashing for the front part of our roof (and about 10 feet along each side) has been ordered. Through winter and early spring the rubber roofing has flapped around a bit and ripping was becoming a concern. We had to design our own flashing, since our roof is not standard. Chris also ordered the … Read More →
On a fairly regular basis we are asked something along the lines of …
My husband and I are in love with Earthships…both of us for different reasons. His being the money and mine being the environment. That being said we were wondering how hard and how long you waited for permits to … Read More →
Towards the end of February we headed to Sun Peaks for 3 days of cross country and one day of down hill skiing. Everybody was quite excited and the day before found us running all over; getting packed, preparing the animals for temporary caretakers and winterizing the buildings for four days with … Read More →
I thought of calling this post The Diminishing Returns of Increased Complexity but it sounded a little dry and impersonal …
Over the last decade I have become fairly knowledgeable about our water supply; where our water comes from, and how it gets to us. This hard won knowledge has been gained trying to provide a … Read More →