We are building a simple, cabin style house in Alaska, inspired by traditional cabins designed for heating efficiency and lower cost to build. We hope this ends up being a nice, affordable home for some family someday!
This week, we installed siding on the exterior. We choose a panel siding to keep the cost down and also to get that vertical siding look. We love how it turned out, but there are drawbacks to using this type of siding. If you are planning on installing a similar sidin
Last summer, we spent six weeks framing up a house from a burned foundation. It's a very simple house, inspired by traditional Alaska cabins for heating efficiency, low maintenance, and ease of building. But we didn't get the heat system installed, so were unable to work on the Simple House over the winter.
This week, we started the project up again and got all the interior walls framed and stairs built.