What A Day! 7 AM We started at 7am at the crack of dawn to clear away as much as possible the rain water still puddling on the DPM plastic by using our home made contraption, a blend of a vacuum cleaner extended upwards with a powerful water pump sitting inside it!! We got about […]
This afternoon, we began the task of filling up 101 hollow columns in the back wall of the retaining wall of the swimming lane. We got things organised and place the newly created platforms and ramp in place to take up the wheelbarrow loads of concrete. We are using pea sized ballast to get the […]
After the problems bailing out the actual pour went smoothly! There were 3 loads of concrete (Agilia Force) delivered between 11:00 and 12:15. Each load only took 3-4 minutes to pour into the formwork! The mix was quite fluid and only need gentle encouragement to spread out evenly, we only had to walk around pushing […]
Well we had 10.9mm of rain since we finished the DPM Yesterday. That’s over 800 litres of water to get out of the garage slab DPM. The job was not as easy as we thought when we started at 9 o’clock. First we tried the submersible pump – no go, the water was not deep […]
According to the weather meter we have had 3.5mm of rain in the last hour… This is nearly 270 litres of water in our slabs DPM ‘tank’ . We will have some bailing to do in the morning.