Category Archives: Swimming Pool

We Have a Building Permit!

I picked up our building permit from the City of Monte Sereno today at 10:15 am! After paying the school fees yesterday and engaging Charlie Touchatt to excavate the basement, having the building permit in hand was sweet! I called Bill Brown and everyone else involved so we could start mobilizing to start the excavation […]

Pool Walls and Backfilling is Complete

Yesterday, while I was attending Ernst & Young’s 2008 Financial Reporting Development workshop in Mountain View (hey, I need those CPE credits!), Michael and his team completed backfilling the pool and compacting the soil. Today, I was on site for our weekly construction progress meeting at 9:00 am and was impressed with the work completed […]

Ready for Backfilling

After completing the gunite on Saturday, Michael’s team arrived on Monday to strip the forms and prepare the site to backfill. Given the existing pool left a void where a free-standing pool wall had to be built, it requires backfilling and compaction.