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Pinhoti Peak is not a typical build! Everything is made of heavy steel, and there are NO interior load-bearing walls. Chip’s Tips & Take-A-Ways Supporting your roof independently from the house gives you the absolute maximum flexibility with interior space design, as well as the flexibility to rearrange and remodel easily with no structural changes in the […]

Jan 21, 2022

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Chip’s prediction: this is the future of residential construction! Why? We are not going to lie…There is a LOT of upfront work in the design and review process…and it’s very detail oriented. But pre-fabricated wall panels eliminate both extra on-site labor and material waste. The panels flat pack for easy shipping and on-site unloading, and […]

Dec 14, 2021

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As seen on Fox & Friends – December 5, 2021 Pauli and I are so excited for you to to continue following us on this journey of building Pinhoti Peak, and here’s the clip of our recent holiday check in on the morning show Fox & Friends: Even though we’ve done hundreds and hundreds of […]

Dec 5, 2021

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As seen on Fox & Friends – October 24, 2021 Pauli and I are so excited to share this project that we’ve been working on for the last several month! Like most, this past year had our family re-evaluating the way we do life, and longing even more for a place we can escape. Pinhoti […]

Oct 24, 2021

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A new construction build will become exponentially more complicated when you’re not on site every single day to receive deliveries that can sometimes get rescheduled last minute. Pinhoti Challenge: How can we make receiving and storing our building supplies more convenient and secure when our property is located over an hour away? Pinhoti Solution: Our […]

Oct 19, 2021

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As the cost of building materials continues to surge, construction sites are becoming more susceptible to theft. And with our remote location, our project could look like an easy target. In fact, we had several people from the county’s building department, local building crews and others warn us of recent thefts along our forestry service […]

Aug 12, 2021

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Building on top of a mountain poses many challenges…and one of those most obvious is dealing with the steep terrain. To maximize our views from the building site, we will need to climb the property at a fairly steep percentage even with creating a few cutbacks up the driveway. Pinhoti Challenge: How can we properly […]

Aug 10, 2021

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Did you know that the average 40ft trailer needs approximately 100 feet to turn u-turn? And why is that important to know? Well, building in the middle of nowhere (especially on top of a mountain) generally doesn’t provide you with an adequate site to properly receive deliveries for your off-grid build. Pinhoti Challenge: How can […]

Aug 6, 2021

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