Last year was supposed to be El Niño, and bring lots of rain for us, which of course, it didn’t. This year, is supposed to be La Niña, which is supposed to be drier than usual, which it is turning out NOT to be. The house, or course, is still quite open to the elements.Read more about Water[…]
Today was one of those gratifying days where a lot of visible progress happens; the second floor was sheathed with plywood, and is now walk-able.
The concrete contractor poured the garage slab and the front porch slab on Friday. Now there is nothing holding the framers back from finishing the first floor and moving on to the second. They expect to have the roof sheeted in about 8 weeks. Here is the time lapse of the slab pour: Here areRead more about Garage & Front Porch Slabs[…]
Last Friday they dropped in some more steel. When Charlie (the builder) mentioned that there would be steel around the garage doors I imagined something fairly minor, as this a pretty standard three car garage with two garage doors – a double and a single; something to simply support the span over the doors. WhatRead more about More steel[…]