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Ladies and Gentlemen, the doors!

Every time I visit the laneway, I am struck by how it is looking more and more like a real house.  The framing is coming along nicely and the plumbing is continuing apace.  The big difference yesterday was the installation of the exterior doors.  And they look great.

20130802FrontDoorTopThe front door as viewed from the top of the stairs, with obscured glass because it will be facing the lane.

And the vice versa view:

20130802BackDoorInsideThose are beautiful, energy-efficient doors from our window maker Cascadia —  just slabs of glass held by a fibreglass frame. They have protective plastic film on them now so they are not showing their full beautiful sparkle.

Here’s the door that will lead from the sitting area to the deck:


The day was quite gloomy and cloudy.  Up to now we’ve only seen the interior in bright sunlight, so I was happy to see that there’s quite a lot of light coming in even on a dark day.

Out on the deck we now have access to what will be our mechanical “room”

20130802DeckAccessAnd we also had our first visitors:

20130802WindowGirlsThe ladies from the main house dropped in to see the changes.

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Starting the adventure of building a laneway house in the real-estate jungle of Vancouver, BC

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