You might be wondering what happened after the pouring of the slab for our new house which is to overlook the vineyard. The answer - Nothing! After pouring the slab and picking up the insulated concrete forms, the vineyard work picked up so much that we have not had time to work on the house. This is a wonderful problem to have (I mean, so much work as opposed to no work because the vines … [Read more...] about New House Update
Here are some pictures of the basement slab being poured. We ended up having 5 cement trucks come - which was very exciting for our little boys, the big ones too actually! OK, we were all excited about it! Because the trucks were coming from 50 miles away, the slab was worked in sections. As the concrete was poured it was spread out over the plastic. After spreading the concrete, it was … [Read more...] about Pouring Concrete for the Slab!
As mentioned in New House we had picked out a spot for our new house - Now we have officially broken ground! Until our house in Alabama sells (or our grapes are in full production), we plan to build the basement and live in it. It will actually be larger than the rental house we are in now! After a few plan modifications, I think we have a very workable, comfortable living space designed. After … [Read more...] about Breaking Ground!