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Home Construction 101Step 3: Pour Walls

After the concrete footings cure, the foundation walls are formed with steel plates and pieced together to hold poured concrete. A “pumper truck” is often used when access to the site is limited. Depending upon the weather and temperature, concrete typically cures within 24 to 36 hours. We have poured concrete every month of the […]

Around TownThe Arboretum at Penn State

Last weekend my wife, Wendy, and I went for a walk at the Arboretum at Penn State. A friend of mine was the project manager for this space—what an endeavor! Encompassing 370 acres when complete, this space includes gardens, meadows, a pavilion, and more plants than you can imagine. Many walking trails are available, and […]