Basement Pour May 22, 2019

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The pour didn’t go exactly as planned but in the long run, because it is rougher than we hoped, we will definitely be top-coating it, which was debated before hand.
Jessica was home and took some pics for me during the pour…
I’d like to say we celebrated finally having the basement, but it was a bit of a let down after being so excited about it and having it so rough. But the next week brought a lot of changes…
Howard started mixing concrete by hand to top coat the entire basement.
filling buckets…
Getting them in the basement… and decided mixing by hand as well was going to take forever and be very exhausting, so…
We bought a mixer to at least make that one step easier!
…And slowly bit by bit, every day I came home to another patch of smooth concrete until…
TaDa!! It was all smooth 🙂 A week later!
And now he is framing the basement walls… Yes believe it or not, we need yet more insulation in these walls to meet code, so… he has to frame inside the poured walls to add more insulation. He has also started chalking the interior walls on the floor so we can see the rooms. Now, we are getting excited again! 🙂

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