raksablogi, the hilltop project

Building up the frame and roof of the house

28. 04. 2021

So at what point in a house build do you actually build a house? Not too long ago Tiia and myself started to wonder this very thing. The good news is, in a matter of a few weeks you're wondering...

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raksablogi, the hilltop project

Detached house foundations

26. 03. 2021

It is safe to say going into this project we knew very little about foundations. We knew they were necessary, essential for a successful build. We had two considerations for our foundations: 1....

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Groundwork - Two steps back, one step forward

22. 02. 2021

Our principle going into our build was that we wanted as little doing as possible, leaving the site as natural as possible once complete. In practice, this can be difficult to achieve without a...

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Design process - How the final design came together?

20. 02. 2021

Having researched various prefab companies online, for the reasons shared in the first post, we decided we were serious about meeting with Sunhouse, fully intent on working with them quickly...

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Planning a house build - Step-by-step guide

06. 02. 2021

A departure from the free flowing writing that you’ve seen from this build blog so far! Here is our practical timeline of key items that you should be aware of to avoid some surprises and delays.

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Project timeline - How long does it take to design and plan a house build

15. 10. 2020

Nine months since buying our plot, this post comes at a time when we are actually breaking ground. A few (necessary) trees have been removed, we are in the final preparations for ground work to...

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The Hilltop Project - Building a life, not just a house

03. 09. 2020

This project is much more than the construction of a house. Behind this blog is Tiia and Craig (the British contingent), having recently arrived in Finland after meeting each other while living...

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omakotitalo, taloesittelyt

Taloesittely Sipoossa 20.10.2019

23. 10. 2019

Sunhouse järjesti taloesittelyn Sipoossa sunnuntaina 20.10.2019. Paikalle saapui lähes 100 modernista arkkitehtuurista ja rakentamisesta kiinnostunutta vierailijaa. Kiitos upeasta päivästä...

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Taloesittely Laukaassa 7.7.2019

10. 07. 2019

Sunhouse järjesti taloesittelyn Laukaassa sunnuntaina 7.7. Paikalle saapui runsaasti rakentamisesta kiinnostuneita ja sää oli tuttuun tyyliin aurinkoinen.

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Pintamateriaaliksi suojakäsiteltyä mäntypaneelia, laattoja ja Tikkurilan maaleja

21. 12. 2018

Edellisessä artikkelissa käytiin läpi tasoitustöiden vaiheita ja huomioita. Listojen minimointi (ei ikkunalistoja, ei lattialistoja alakerrassa) vaati välillä tuumaustaukoa tasoitetöissä....

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