After the cellar hole has been dug it's covered with crushed stone to keep the house "up out of any ground water." The painted lines
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Now that the concrete has been poured and the forms removed it is time to "tar" the basement walls so they are water proof.
After all the forms have been removed from the walls it is time to pour the basement floor.
After the footings have been poured the next step is to set in place the concrete forms.
We currently have a large project underway and over the next three months we will write and show photographs of progress.
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We are truly resisting the onslaught of winter but tomorrow (Saturday November 5) is a big step into winter's grasp. Yup, tomorrow
Groundhog Day could might be a reflective thought on the nature of modern celebrity.
This is the time of year when it is so easy to see whether there is enough insulation in the attic.
It may come as a huge surprise but electric heat in some installations can be a viable alternative to burning fossil fuels.
In a recent entry I mentioned that Vermont Modular is featuring the Trinity TI high efficiency boiler.