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The CLT frame was originally scheduled to be assembled on week 50, 2020. It was postponed to week 1, 2021 and again postponed and finally assembled on week 3, 2021.

  1. My house build journey : Location
  2. My house build journey : Design
  3. My house build journey : Building permit
  4. My house build journey…

Foundation is a very crucial step of a house build. Many things have to go right. This part of the journey was like driving in a super slow moving traffic with many traffic jams.

  1. My house build journey : Location
  2. My house build journey : Design
  3. My house build journey : Building permit
  4. My house build journey : Technical Consultation
  5. My house build journey : Stalled by Bank Bureaucracy
  6. My house build journey: Start Message

There were many steps and checks involved in the foundation process.

Rough demarcation (Grovustakning):

Rough demarcation is the first step and is usually carried…


Finally, I received my start message.

There is at least one bank in Sweden who looked at things objectively and was able to provide byggnadskreditiv (building credit).

  1. My house build journey : Location
  2. My house build journey : Design
  3. My house build journey : Building permit
  4. My house build journey : Technical Consultation
  5. My house build journey : Stalled by Bank Bureaucracy

I sent them my produktionskalkyl (production cost calculations) which includes the cost breakdown of everything from downpayment, buffers, contract amounts for all the work and explained the build process a bit and waited with crossed…


If you would like to get more context into this article, please feel free to read the previous articles

  1. My house build journey : Location
  2. My house build journey : Design
  3. My house build journey : Building permit
  4. My house build journey : Technical Consultation

I had 3 more steps to complete and I could get the Startbesked (Start Message), but unfortunately it wasn’t just 3 more steps.


If you haven’t yet read the previous articles in this series, you can find them at

  • to see/verify what we are building…

If you haven’t yet read the previous articles in this series, you can find them at the following links

  1. My house build journey : Location
  2. My house build journey : Design
  3. My house build journey : Building permit

After I had received by my building permit (bygglov), I had a bunch of items to be completed before I could have a technical consultation meeting with the municipality. It took more time than anticipated. The time can be summarised by 4Ds.


In the previous article of this series, we saw how to set up a version control system git. In this article, we will enhance it a bit more.

  1. Providing some structure to our work
  2. Ability to communicate our work

Conventional commit is one such tool that helps us to achieve the above. In conventional commit, we compose the git commit message in a specific format.

<type>[optional scope]: <description>

[optional body]

[optional footer]

Ref: https://www.conventionalcommits.org/en/v1.0.0-beta.4/#summary


In this article, we will see how to write a GitHub Action and publish it to Github marketplace. GitHub Actions are GitHubs solution for CI/CD automation. This article was not my primary intention since I thought I could use something available on the GitHub market place, but as I was searching for different GitHub apps and actions on GitHub market place, I found some actions/apps that are similar I could not find the one the “exactly” fit my need.


In the previous article, I shared about the house design. In this article, I will share the details about bygglov, building permit process.


Recently I came across a scenario with a react app, where I had to use index.php as the index file instead of the usual index.html file due to some legacy configuration bootstrapping. Webpack by default, does not understand how to deal with php files and at the same time, did not want to lose the live reload capabilities that comes with webpack.

create-react-app apache-php-index-demo

We will be ejecting out of create-react-app for simplification, but you can still try out non ejecting ways…

Shailesh

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