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Now We’re Cooking!

Next up was appliances. For no particular reason, this was one of the things that was first researched when the project began. After a good bit of time online and looking at the lables inside appliances, Whirlpool was selected for … Continue reading

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Spread the News

Here’s the story that ran this weekend on Fox 35 News. Thanks to Chase Cain & Sarita Kichok for a great story!

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Shoot the Breeze

Without a doubt, one of the biggest challenges of building an American Made home is ceiling fans. Every fan in every aisle in every store is foreign made. We looked for many months. The Matthews Fan Company has a fan … Continue reading

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Fox 35 News… Tonight at 10…

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Over the Counter

The countertops in the Build the USA home are complete! We had a few challenges in this area. In our current home, we have tile countertops which are very durable. However, since there is so much tile in the great … Continue reading

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Let there be Light

Throughout this process, I’ve received many emails asking about light bulbs. Many people have said there are no light bulbs made in the USA. If you were to go to any big box store, they would be right, but the … Continue reading

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All A-Board

The bedroom flooring for the Build the USA home is complete, thanks to Anderson for their made in the USA hickory flooring… and to my father for dedicating 4 days to help install them… and to my mother for helping … Continue reading

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Iron Man

Tony Stark, move over. Meet Boris Petkov of Boris Petkoff Custom Iron Work. The stair railing was just installed in the Build the USA home and I was fortunate to be able to watch the installation. The custom made railing … Continue reading

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Check out the Plumbing

In the early stages of this project, we chose American Standard for our toilets and bathroom sinks. However, as the project progressed and as further research was done, we learned that most of American Standard’s products are manufactured outside of … Continue reading

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Pave the Way

Pavers were delivered today to the Build the USA home. The pavers are manufactured (in Florida) by Flagstone Pavers and installed by Atlantic Stonework and Sealing. The color is Camel/Charcoal. More information will be posted once the installation is complete.

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