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Our House Building Saga - Land Clearing & More
We are starting to make baby steps toward getting our lot ready to build on as soon as the city approves our building plans, and the construction loan is ready to close. And each step is exciting to watch since it makes it feel more and more real - yes, we are truly going to have a new house this year!
In the last several days, the contractors & crew have taken down a few trees that were right in the path of the proposed house, and cleared off LOTS of overgrown shrubs, ground cover, and blackberry mounds. Ahhhh, now we can actually see dirt!
The poles for the temporary power are up, complete with a sign with our address number. Actually seeing that sign made me dive for my camera to capture the first glimpse of "our address". The silt fencing is in place to keep the rain from taking all that newly uncovered dirt and washing it right off of the lot. The "danger, construction zone" signs are in place.
And the MOST exciting step happened yesterday - the contractors staked out the perimeters of where the house will be built! I got to go ... more
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