For the last two weeks, the driveway and carport pad have been prepared [intermittently].
And, at that, we’re waiting on an inspection and concrete pouring.
In other news, our complete foundation is creating issues with framing already. It is not even close to being square or level. Not to mention, the company didn’t leave room for 1-18″ plywood for the sub-flooring that we requested so, as the delivery truck dropped off lumber yesterday, we had to send the plywood back. Dirty words. Also, those metal ties that were placed into each pier were placed too high, so holes are being drilled in each tie in order to make them functional.
The four-letter-words are flying at the Ugly Casa.
As a home-owner it makes me grateful for an excellent, experienced contractor. However, it also makes me realize how limited our rights are as a home-owner. Our only defense against a job poorly done may be bad internet or BBB reviews. To be determined.
And, yes, they were highly rated concrete contractors on Angie’s List and through the BBB.
One step forward, two steps back today. As always, we’ll keep you posted. Thanks for reading my [rambling] rant. That is what blogs are good for, right??