#5 "There's no such thing..."

A shed on our property was discussed in the initial planning phase of our project. After careful thought, we decided we should build for current and future storage needs right away in the garage. It's a big one; 30 feet by 43 feet to be exact. Too much garage? Our peeps tell us that there's no such thing.


Angie's favorite part? There are stairs from the garage to the basement. Brent and our daughter will have regular trips to the farm next door to visit their horse, Honey. When they return, they will walk down to the basement from the garage and straight to a dressing room just outside of the laundry room.  Remember the compromise between the country boy and the suburban girl? The compromises continue and the house design accommodates the arrangement.

Brent showing our daugther the future stairs.

 
 Future basement plans including steps from the garage to the laundry.

Future basement plans including steps from the garage to the laundry.

 

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 A pump truck is used to make the concrete foundation walls.  Blue sky today!

A pump truck is used to make the concrete foundation walls.  Blue sky today!

 
 
 Waiting for the concrete to dry (that's the technical term).

Waiting for the concrete to dry (that's the technical term).

 

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The amount of fill we need at this phase was underestimated.  With the help of friends, we found some fill available close-by but this will still add more unexpected costs to our original budget.


Brent shows us just how much fill is needed in the garage alone.