Concrete Jam

With some slightly warmer weather and the addition of a new construction crew, we were able to get the remainder of the back concrete wall poured.

Our lot is fairly small and is very close to the road, so we had to get creative when maneuvering the chute so that the concrete could flow all the way to the back of the house. It turns out, the easiest way to do it was to have the chute go through the window and across the house. It also meant that the concrete truck had to be parked in the middle of the street (!). Thankfully the house isn’t on a main thoroughfare (by any stretch) but we did put a wrinkle in some morning commutes!


Thank you to our neighbors who let a concrete truck hang out in their driveway!

I was out of town for this momentous occasion and don’t have actual photos of the concrete chute running through the house or the completed concrete wall, but take my word for it that it is everything you’d imagine a concrete wall to be.


2 thoughts on “Concrete Jam”

  1. I wish I’d been there. I used to play with Trucks like this in our Sandbox when I was a kid. 🎩 I once buried Kenny Boudo up to his neck in Concrete.

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