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Why footings and foundations are so important

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

In the building arena, the footing or foundation is the critical first step that must be undertaken for any structure. If that is not done properly than you are bound to have problems at some point in time. In these …

The new house project continues

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

Well in a surprise this weekend, the concrete guys came on Saturday and poured the floor for the basement. I had hoped to have a video and pictures of the actual pour but alas it wasn’t to be. None the …

New home project update

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

Well the project is in full swing and the well has been drilled. It went down 300′ and we got 15 gallons of water per minute. More than the average home will ever use. We had to put in 60′ …

Foundation is poured

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

Well we’re back in Vermont and the foundation has been poured. This is the end where the walk out basement will go and as you may remember, this section actually goes down below ground another 4′ for the frost wall. …

A new project starts

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

The start of a new project in Vermont. First thing is to strip the topsoil. The foundation hole gets dug There has been a slight complication as we had to dig some additional trenches to put in 4′ frost walls. …