Friday, September 09, 2005


1,000 gallon septic tank
Yesterday and today the septic tank was put in. Turns out we are sitting on a limestone shelf, more or less, and excavating the hole to drop in the tank was a matter of pulling out stones, rocks, slabs, and some mucking big boulders. (Mike is happy because now he has lots of rock for landscaping. He has plans for a firepit and a stone circle on the lower half.) Anyway, the pit was eventually dug & the tank went in just below the driveway; it's a thousand-gallon system, which should be plenty for a family of four, we're told. Leach field below that. Should be a nice green grassy field there ;-)

Upstairs bedrooms/bath
Meanwhile, the second-floor flooring is going in... rooms are starting to take shape. They'll frame next week.

1 comment:

Elena said...

Did you ever imagine that a septic system would be so exciting? We had a new one installed when I was a teenager, and I never understood my mom's enthusiasm. Now that I'm a homeowner, I totally get it.
The place looks great!