Excavation #LittleK

In thinking about excavation as it applies to home construction, I did a little bit of digging myself (research-wise only, no manual labor here just yet). Excavation in and of itself is the process of removing earth to form a cavity in the ground. There's topsoil excavation, rock excavation, muck excavation, and even 'unclassified' excavation.... Continue Reading →

Phase I Begins | #2308

Also dubbed #LittleK, this week marks Week 1 of #2308 lovin' in the form of construction. Phase I will involve the following: excavation, foundation, masonry, underpinning, and waterproofing. The focus this week has been the excavation work needed to build the foundation for the property's rear addition. And, in the week prior, #2308 had some... Continue Reading →

Getting a Building Permit

When applying for a building permit with DCRA, as the homeowner in years past I have used the Homeowner's Center (excellent resource!) or used the Postcard Permit online system. Not so for this next rehabilitation, my biggest to date. Review Cycle Three (3) begins. Fingers crossed this next round leads to a building permit so... Continue Reading →

Congress Heights Metro

#DC #CongressHeights #METRO will be seeing major upgrades around it.  According to the Washington Business Journal, "Events D.C.’s entertainment and sports arena is finally taking shape in Ward 8, with the $65 million project slated to open in September and breathe new life in the Congress Heights neighborhood." #FollowDevelopment See here for more information: http://bit.ly/2FwUvTi

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