Trace My Home

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Trace My Home is a blog about our self build journey in Ireland. Once the house is built, I will focus on interiors and lifestyle topics related to our home.

Trace My Home | Our Irish Self Build Journey
Join us as we build our forever home in Ireland. My husband is a carpenter and has building experience. He is doing most of our build himself! Self Build Houses, Mother In Law Gifts, Outside Patio, Building Companies, Australia Living, Eco Friendly House, Rose Cottage, Heating Systems, How To Level Ground

Our Self Build Journey

Take a look at how we started our Irish self build journey. I talk about our planning process and show you the first stages of building.

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14 Of The Best Instagram Home Accounts You NEED To Follow

If you're looking for self build or home decor inspirations, these Instagram home accounts are worth checking out and following. Click on the link for details!

These Instagram home accounts are a must follow if you're looking for home decor inspo or building tips and advice. Click on the link for more info! Self Build Houses, Old Pub, Planning Permission, Water Heating, Heating Systems, Home Decor Inspiration, Accounting, Beautiful Homes, Building A House

Instagram Home Accounts You Need To Follow

If you're looking for self build or home decor inspirations, these Instagram home accounts are worth checking out and following. Click on the link for details!

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Patio Furnishing Ideas

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We moved countries and are now building in Ireland. Click here to read about the beginning of our Irish self build, how and why it all started! This Is Us, Irish, Ireland, Self, Country Roads, Journey, Countries, Building A House, Outdoor

The Beginning Of Our Irish Self Build

Take a look at how we started our Irish self build journey. I talk about our planning process and show you the first stages of building.

We are building in Ireland and documenting it! Click on the link to find out who we used and why. Composite Windows, Fire Escape, Double Glazed Window, Sound Proofing, Other Rooms, Large Windows, How To Look Better, How To Find Out

Let's Talk Windows

Let's talk windows! Choosing the right windows is crucial to the look and feel of your house. Click here to find out what we used and why.

Building in Ireland: Gutters and down pipes are usually a last thought for some people. Click here to find out who we got our gutters from and why! Carbon Footprint, Salt And Water, Pipes, Photo Credit, How To Find Out, Ireland, Solar, It Cast

Gutters and Down Pipes

The gutters and down pipes for our self build are from Lindab and they are made of steel. There are three locations in Ireland. Click here for more!

We finally have a roof after months of waiting! Click on the link to find out why it took so long. The Slate, Slate Roof, Zinc Cladding, Dormer Windows, Window Frames, How To Find Out, This Is Us, Waiting, How To Memorize Things

We Finally Have A Roof!

We finally have a roof! Find out why it took 6 months to get our roof slated. We also have a strategy in place to prevent moss.

A self build is hard already without adding covid19 into the mix. Click here to find out how we were able to have progress on the site! How To Find Out, This Is Us, Self, House Styles, Building, Home, Buildings, Ad Home, Homes

Our Irish Self Build During Covid19 Lockdown

Our self build during covid19 lockdown didn't come to a complete stop. We were able to keep things moving while most people wait for restrictions to lift.

Renting and building a house can be expensive. We decided to save our rent money for our build. Click here to see what mobile living is really like! Buying A Mobile Home, Moving To Ireland, Tin Shed, Pump House, Mobile Living, The Upside, Passive House, Septic Tank, Building Companies

Mobile Living While We're Building

Mobile living while we're building. Bet you don't hear that very often do you? It's quite popular these days amongst those building a house.

Building in Ireland means having many heating options! Find out what we've put into our home to keep us warm and comfortable, all year round. Click on the link now! Best Insulation, Escape The House, Underfloor Heating Systems, Self Build Houses, Ireland Homes, Ventilation System, Heat Pump, Water Systems

Heating Our House

Heating our house is so important but how do heat it is key! Find out how we chose to heat our self build home and what might work for you.

A lot of people building in Ireland are opting for underfloor heating systems. Click here to find out what type of system is better for a new build or a renovation job. Electric Underfloor Heating, Underfloor Heating Systems, Insulation Board, Water Pipes, New Builds, How To Find Out, Ireland, Type, Building

Underfloor Heating Systems

There are two types of underfloor heating systems, electric or water. Electric is best used when renovating and water is best for new builds.

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Black bathroom accessories that won't cost a fortune!

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Organization ideas for the home

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Our Irish self build during covid19 lockdown goes into detail about what my husband was able to do while off work. He has a background in building and progress was able to keep moving forward. Self Build Houses, Ireland Homes, House Layouts, Farmhouse Design, Moving Forward, Building A House, House Plans, Irish, Husband

Our Irish Self Build During Covid19 Lockdown

Our self build during covid19 lockdown didn't come to a complete stop. We were able to keep things moving while most people wait for restrictions to lift.