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The Mitchell's's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

One Big Hole and Lots of Dirt!

Well, another week has passed and it seems we have finally made some real progress. The driveway is cut in and we got the majority of it stoned up to the point of where we need to move some dirt around the foundation and parking area to catch grade to keep water away from the house.

In addition, the foundation has been dug. All the dirt has either been put around the sand mound to cover it and blend it into the surrounding area so it’s not as noticeable. The sand mound took a lot of… Continue

Added by The Mitchell's on November 18, 2009 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Real Action!

Well, we are finally getting somewhere. I posted some pictures to show some of the progress. We now have an approved septic field. We got our tank delivered and installed and got the pump in and mounted. The county inspector was out for an inspection and passed our site. Now, we need to backfill the leach field with soil to cover over the sand and stone. then another inspection once the house is built and the alarm is hooked up.

This past weekend, we staked out the house and… Continue

Added by The Mitchell's on November 11, 2009 at 11:41pm — 1 Comment

Finally, Almost!

Finally! Today marked the start of some action on the property. Our septic is going in; finally. While a pile of sand isn’t all that exciting, when you’ve been waiting for this day for months, it’s pretty exciting! Hopefully by the end of the week, the septic is well underway and we can get our inspections done to cover it over and continue with earthwork.

Once again though, a month worth of time has passed since we last thought something would happen, but at least we are now… Continue

Added by The Mitchell's on November 4, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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