October 3, 2007
Basement Walls Framed and Capped

   

Inner foundation walls are framed over plastic vapor barrier for drywalling to come later
Inner foundation walls are framed
over plastic vapor barrier for drywalling to come later
 

Treated plywood extensions are added above wall framing to create a form for new concrete cap.
Treated plywood extensions are
added above wall framing to
create a form for new concrete cap

Cap forms are lined with vapor barrier and reinforcing wire mesh
Cap forms are lined with vapor
barrier and reinforcing wire mesh
 

Concrete is deposited into transfer pump for hose delivery to basement
Concrete is deposited into transfer pump for hose delivery to basement

Concrete is pumped into cap forms atop the inner foundation walls
Concrete is pumped into cap forms atop the inner foundation walls
 

Workers rush to settle and level the pour
Workers rush to settle and
level the pour

 
Finish troweling gives the new concrete cap a smooth top
Finish troweling gives the new
concrete cap a smooth top


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