From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 32,214
Visited Last 30 days: 110
Forum Messages
Total: 20,888
Last 30 days: 1
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,158
Last 30 days: 0
Journal Entries
Total: 5,364
Last 30 days: 0
Connections
Total: 15,229
Last 30 days: 3
Downloads
Total: 85,992

Journals

Name
Tenants-Right-When-S... Maryland, MD
108 Visits | 1 Posts | 2 Pix | 0 Videos
Magic-Of-The-SideSto... San Carlos, CA
152 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
118,212 Visits | 999 Posts | 2,572 Pix | 47 Videos
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
26,333 Visits | 271 Posts | 435 Pix | 4 Videos
E2custom
574 Visits | 4 Posts | 10 Pix | 0 Videos
draingrepairsnj
548 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
1860s-Texas-rehabnew... Boerne, TX
49,910 Visits | 44 Posts | 193 Pix | 0 Videos
medicareinsurance
575 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Whiteheads-Marsh-Dom
540 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tracispermits Patchogue, AL
582 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
2,337 Visits | 34 Posts | 52 Pix | 0 Videos
Vintage-Oaks-Cabin New Braunfels, TX
929 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Z-Oen Dayton, OH
702 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
washougalhome Washougal, WA
1,513 Visits | 22 Posts | 124 Pix | 0 Videos
MadeByMelissaPdByChr... Berea, KY
773 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Geosynthetic-Systems
773 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
vanphuccity Ho Chi Minh, AL
814 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MCKAY-ICF-BUILD Oconomowoc, WI
760 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Car-Rentals-in-Udaip... Delhi, AL
837 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Art-Camacho New Braunfels, TX
1,533 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts
Sally0.001

We are new to this terrific O-B site. This is all so very helpful.
Susan in Midland, MI

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.

Craig in Graham, WA's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Craig in Graham, WA on 3/18/2017 6:36:46 PM

It has been awhile from my last post. We have made some progress, not a lot, but some. Western Washington has been hit with just days and days of rain, I know that is not really news, but it is so wet and muddy nothing is getting done very quickly. The forms are all set, the local county has inspected and everything has passed, we should pour on Monday, March 20th, form striped the next day and then drainage and back fill. Framer is scheduled to start on the 27th.

We had a couple of problems, the first being incorrect grade for the wall. The foundation company placed the final grade too low, this would have not left enough room for the floor joists and a very tight, like no, craw space. I had asked my framer to check levels and grades and he caught it before the forms were set. But we had to excavate an additional 18" to make things work, that put us back about a week. It is so muddy the excavator operator was afraid of getting his track hoe stuck.

I still have to move the telephone and cable runs from the road to the house, last 10 feet or so, just a bunch of hand digging. The main electrical cables must be dug up and ready for the local power company to move to the new meter base location, that wont happen for a couple of months. Also, need to move the septic tank wiring and panel and a couple of conduits, one is for the generator and the other is the heat pump. Will be moving those wires inside and have already removed the sheet rock to make it happen. Most likely get to those smaller jobs done next weekend, I hear the rain is supposed to stop...

Craig
 

Photos

Almost formed up
Just about ready for mud



Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2019 Consensus Group Inc.