Jimmy & Patsy's Adventure

August 2004

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A lot was accomplished in August!!  The foundation was completed, underground plumbing and septic were installed, foundation was back-filled, radiant heat was installed on the lower level and garage, framing of the lower level was completed, main floor joist were installed, sub floor installed, and Patsy and I enjoyed our first glass of wine in our new home.

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Back-filling of the foundation walls is almost complete.  A "Bobcat" is something everyone really needs.

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The orange pipe is radiant heat buried in the concrete floor.  Every room will have its own thermostat.

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It was a last minute decision to put radiant heat in the garage.  Just where were our priorities! :-)
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Back-filling is completed and the driveway has been graded to perfection.
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The tubes are for the concrete deck footings.  Hopefully, they are in the right place.
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Framing has begun for the lower level.  The two footings in the foreground are for the front porch.
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This is really beginning to come together!
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The garage floor has been poured and there will be "no steps" to get into the house.  Just one of life's lessons.
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All of these floor joists were installed in one day.  The framers, Gerry and Buck, obviously have done this before.
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The sub-floor is in place!  Now we can really begin to visualize what is to come.
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Aghh....Life is GOOD!
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