Well that was quick. A crew of four plumbers arrived yesterday and knocked out all the pool plumbing in a day. Admittedly, they were helped a little by the fact that we had pre-plumbed the part from our pool house mechanical room to the edge of the pool, when we first built it. It runsRead more about Pool plumbing[…]
The pool steel got finished last week, and looks great, but there was a delay with the plumbers, as the coronavirus has left them with a smaller crew. We are still hoping for plumbing and shotcrete in the coming week, and the weather forecast looks favorable.
What a couple of weeks it has been. Two weeks ago, we finished the excavation of our pool. At that time, just two short weeks ago, no-one was talking about sheltering in place or how many new coronavirus cases were reported that day. Obviously, a lot has happened since then. Coronavirus notwithstanding, we’ve had twoRead more about Pool – despite everything, progress continues again[…]
We planned on using some of the dirt from our pool excavation to fill our garden beds. But first, we needed to figure out exactly what we had, and determine what we would have to add to it to make it good growing soil. We learned a net trick from our local botanical gardens. TakingRead more about Soil analysis[…]
They dug the pool in 4 days last week. It should have taken three, but they hit rock below 6 feet in the deep end. Actually, were were quite lucky that they didn’t hit rock before that. Because the rock sat under the spot where they had the exit ramp, they had to dig upRead more about Pools progress – Houston, we have a hole[…]