Foundation Footers & Stem Walls Poured

On Friday, the footers were poured. Looks like pretty serious business here. Two concrete trucks with pumps OVER the top of the house. Quite the operation. But, it only took a few hours. The forms will get pulled next week and the foundation walls will get constructed. I think the addition will start looking like…

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Excavation Has Finally Started

After MUCH preparation and scheduling and wondering if we were crazy (yes), excavation has begun! I stopped by the house and thought they must have accidentally been digging for a swimming pool. There was a massive amount of earth being moved. As part of the remodel/restoration/craziness, we had to replace our original 1955 clay sewer…

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New Great Modern Blog Found

I was testing out Bing, the new search engine by MS this morning. Can’t say I love it, but I did find a whole new set of mid-century and modern blogs. I HAD to add this one to my blogroll. It’s Mod House Media Watch. I’ve really enjoyed following those crazy VW commercials and I…

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