Pour Party!!!


Phase 2: Demolition and Foundation

Guess what? We passed our footing/slab inspection! To celebrate we are having a party! Too bad I forgot to send out the invites, but you were all invited to our pour party! It was yesterday!!! The day began bright and early (a bit too early for this girl, which is why I did not post […]

August 11, 2013

Solid As a Rock


Phase 2: Demolition and Foundation

When you build a house from scratch you have to start by clearing the land, grading the property, building a pad, then digging footings, and if that doesn’t sound foreign enough you have to actually know how to do them (not just what those crazy words mean). When you build an addition, preparing the site […]

August 8, 2013

Nuts and Bolts


Phase 2: Demolition and Foundation

This part wasn’t very interesting (maybe because I only drilled a few holes myself), but Mike, who drilled over 60 holes into our slab thought I should write about it. I think he should write about it. Guess who’s writing about it… Yesterday was “special inspection day”. We had a deputy inspector come out and […]

August 2, 2013