June 27, 2016
The steel reinforcing rod used in the footings and foundation will end up costing about 50% of the cost of the concrete used to fill the footing and ICF forms.
Recycled I joists, old staging planks and salvaged plywood are used for form boards.
$1000 for piece of mind to ensure the house fits inside setbacks
Hurry up and wait. I'm done with schedules; they just jinx us
June 21, 2016
While the plan looks good on paper, we won't know how best to approach the site grading until after we begin digging
June 15, 2016
The lot has its limitations - lots of them. But the price was right and walkout basement opens up future expansion.
June 13, 2016
Compacted crushed stone makes for a solid footing base
June 10, 2016
Fracking a water well is a pretty benign process -- and without it we'd have an unbuildable lot.
May 17, 2016
Homeowners complain that the concrete foundations holding up their houses are crumbling.
July 9, 2014
What’s the best way to insulate a slab-on-grade foundation?
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