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 […]