Excavation Granite Ledge

This new home on a tight lot in Belmont Hill specified an extensive list of below grade amenities, including a two car garage, an elevator shaft, a finished basement living space, plus a room for utilities. Given the design, the neighborhood and the space available, there was nowhere to go but down. The issue was that the site is located on an outcropping of granite ledge, so the excavation had to be made deep into solid rock.

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Excavation Granite Ledge

Prevent Winter Freeze Ups

By Doug Hanna

As I write this, we have a daytime high temperature of 9 deg F with a 22 mph wind, which makes me very thankful that I am no longer required to be outside swinging a hammer in all kinds of weather.

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Prevent Winter Freeze Ups