Sunday, June 12, 2011

Construction Footings and Foundation Wall

Thirty truckloads of dirt had to be hauled away to get to this point. The footings are in--our house will actually have rebar to support the foundation walls.  Homes in this area weren't built that way years ago......

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Construction Reclaimed Materials

We bought our home in Seattle from the original owner. It was a 1961 split level that had not been properly maintained.  We had to make some choices about whether we should remodel or rebuild. Was there anything worth saving?

After living in the house for 5 years and learning about all of its' needs we decided to deconstruct the house, save the pieces we could reuse, and rebuild.  The deconstruction has been a long process......