And now I’m obsessed with concrete and want to use it everywhere

I've spent the last two weeks struggling through the muggy heat to de-lead and prime the north and south walls of the house and prepping for my upcoming talk at the MREA Energy Fair but when I think about design, I've been thinking about concrete and wondering what I can make from it.  Pavers?  Planters? Benches?  The … Continue reading And now I’m obsessed with concrete and want to use it everywhere

Basement Progress: The Huge Hole to get at the Under-Slab Plumbing

Two weeks ago I took the most dramatic step yet in bringing the basement plans to fruition.  A crew of plumbers showed up at 8 in the morning with jack hammers and tore up a big patch of concrete slab in the basement.  This is step one of removing the ridiculous open-to-the-laundry toilet and shower … Continue reading Basement Progress: The Huge Hole to get at the Under-Slab Plumbing