In order to monitor the rain and winds on the building site, we bought a weather station today. After reviewing the various systems, we decided on Davis Weather Stations as it appears to be the most scaleable and reasonably priced system available. We reviewed a number of sellers and spoke with Ryan Wilhour, of Archer […]
Darren arrived last night and we woke up to pouring rain in the morning. We surveyed the mud at the project site and weren’t too thrilled about getting wet. Thus, we spent the day preparing for tomorrow, although we did get the first HDPE tubing threaded into one of the rebar cages. Both Kel and […]
After over 11 years and two children, packing was difficult. Jo-Anne did an amazing amount of work while I avoided packing my home office and the garage at all costs … Jerry Ditto announced our project on his web site. It was good to get some recognition from Jerry.
Considering the implications of a ‘seasonal perched water table’, we decided to have two holes drilled so we could monitor exactly what was happening with the water below grade. We engaged the drilling firm to return and drill two six-inch holes in the front yard. The first hole was exactly where the other hole was […]