We’re going at a brisk pace. Hardly time to catch a break. I bolted out of work, went home, dawned (sp?) my “tick proof” get up grabbed some papers, stake, and camera and headed out to the site. Today was all about ordering the foundation. Yeah, sure you can build your foundation block by block but our architect recommended a prefabricated wall system. We looked into it and that’s what we’re going with. I’ll tell you more once it’s installed. Anyway, after looking over the vendor’s plans, comparing them to the architect’s plans I signed off and viola! Foundation ordered. I’ll get an install date tomorrow. Should be 2-3 weeks to manufacture. Then a big kick ass semi truck and crane will bring the panels out and install them in about 8 hours. In addition to the details of the foundation walls, I discussed the driveway approach to the job site. There’s a tight chicane that will be interesting to coax a semi through. Additionally there are some trees overhanging the job site portion of the drive, but those should be ceremoniously taken down tomorrow.
For now the excavator has the drive roughed in and the house site cleared. And of course everything looks different now so I’m totally lost. Like a small child, I should have a site plan pinned to the cuff of my shirt. Incidentally, now that everything’s clear, need for my “tick proof” get up is eliminated unless I want to gallop through the bush, say to wrestle with my ProjectCam for instance.
Tomorrow I’ll stop out before work. I have a culvert I need to spec the location on. Every day a new adventure.