Monthly Archives: June 2015

Why Drainage Matters

Why Drainage Matters

We got some crazy rains and tornados this week. So for anyone questioning the need for a sump and all the footing drains and such. Yeah, I think drainage is necessary. READ MORE

The Durisol Has Arrived

The Durisol Has Arrived

Two semi-trucks full of Durisol have arrived. They traveled from Canada, successfully passing through customs check on their way. Now the entire property is packed with block.  READ MORE

We Have Steel

We Have Steel

We have steel and it was hand delivered by Colin.  The fact that United Riggers and Erectors is giving us any time of day for such a small project is solely due to the engineer’s charm. They also built our steel rail on the breezeway. READ MORE

Slab Ants

Slab Ants

In case I start wondering why we knocked down to build new, here’s reason #3,000,001 from the photo archives: Slab ants. READ MORE

Woodchip

Woodchip

Kids had another month of school left after knockdown, so we decided to live in the Airstream at a local campground for the month. This was our first real exposure to the subculture of residential camper folk. We’ve never stayed very long at any campground, and most always at state or national parks to boot. This is a whole… READ MORE