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Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Garage Fill & Downspout Piping

Growing up in a house with cats, I couldn't help but be reminded of scooping out the litter box when I saw the fill that had been added between the garage walls of the Oakley Home 2.0 on Monday. The fine 'grits sands' fill material is good for compaction and economical in cost. I just hope there are no stray cats in the area looking for a place to do their business the next few days prior to the slabs being poured.
In addition to the garage fill, the below grade downspout piping was also installed, which will collect all of the water from the main roof and roof deck above the garage and front porch, and discharge into the sewer system per Metropolitan Sewer District guidelines. Below is a 3D image showing the downspouts above grade that will connect into the piping installed in the construction photo.