Raising Camp Dularge Step 3

Okay, we can’t go by “days” any more because I have lost track and they are not working on the house day by day.

Step 3 included pouring cement into the holes to set the pilings . . .

Cement around pilings

like this.

Cemented pilings

This is how the pilings on the back patio look now.

Dirt pile

And now I have this new pile of dirt that I am going to use to my advantage to help level out the yard.

As they say, “Things sometimes have to get worse before they get better. ”

And right now things are worse.  But I know they are going to get better!

Coming next . . . . Holiday baking!

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  1. What a process! But I have to confess, I am quite fascinated by it all. It’s something I’ve not seen before, so I feel like I am in the midst of one of those “how-to” dvds or perhaps even a “Elevating Houses for Dummies” series! 🙂

    1. Well, Sue, I have been mulling over the idea of a more informative post about the homes around here that are already raised up along with photos to help explain even better; and your question just confirms my desire and need to do so!!

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