Foundation Fill and Form Boards

We’re building a FPSF (Frost Proof Shallow Foundation) for our home. This is a foundation that uses insulation around its perimeter to reduce energy consumption and retain the Earth’s natural temperature to prevent frost heave under the foundation. Most of our build site is exposed bedrock making a basement, that we don’t want anyway, an […]

Prep and Footings

A video showing a few things we needed to, literally, get out of the way before starting on the house. Moving a shed, felling some trees, as well as digging footings and laying base rock. Rock is ubiquitous here (of course…The ROCKY Mountains) so doing anything that involves earth moving is a big effort. Even […]

RV Flooring

Out with the nasty carpet and in with the new wood flooring! We needed a thin flooring material that the popout in the camper could slide over. We also wanted something more rigid to hide the manufacturers imperfections in the subfloor. We found a Lowe’s Brand laminate flooring that fit the bill and looked great. […]

RV Painting

Nothing adds a fresh look like a fresh coat of paint!¬† This took us about a full month of weekends. After removing the wallpaper boarders and wiping down the entire place with acetone to de-grease the walls we applied two coats of Valspar “Bonding Primer Sealer”. It’s been about 10 months now and this stuff […]