The tire wall fell again. It was completely unexpected. We had a torrential downpour that caused a mudslide that took out part of the wall. It collapsedpart of the inner walls we had built and probably sets us back by about a month. It's frustrating because I should have paid the extra $400 to have … Continue reading Heartbroken
Month: April 2017
It’s like a comedy out here!
We cannot yet put in the septic because C still has to take a class to get the permit. However, we went ahead and picked it up so it would be on premesis when the permit is obtained. The story of A and C and the septic tank We ordered the tank and about two … Continue reading It’s like a comedy out here!
The loft has been started
As the tires are almost finished for the first level we have purchased the wood for the walls and the loft. There is still much to be done before the loft can be errected, however walls can go up! The arrival of the wood was nothing short of a mess, as these things typically … Continue reading The loft has been started
The time finally came to backfill the first floor of the house. We rented the backhoe for a day and C went to work. 12 hours later and we have the backfill almost complete. We also dug out the hole where the septic will go. That was entertaining. There will be a post in a … Continue reading Backfill #1
Closer and closer
We are about a week away from backfilling and starting the loft. A few days ago we put up the water barrier around the outside of the tires. We still need to put in the concrete pillar that will the one edge of where the front door will be, and I need to put in … Continue reading Closer and closer