|Mervin made sure the fill was well compacted before installing the|
dead-man timber and the start of the wall forming the second terrace.
|The wall forming the second terrace between the stairway and the house is taking shape.|
|You can see the first terrace and the steps, This will be the north wall.|
|This picture shows the first levels of the south side.|
You can see where the wall forming second terrace wall will be built.
|Ben prepared the shower valve assembly for the new bathroom.|
|While the majority of the supply piping is being installed using PEX plastic,|
Ben stubs up to fixtures using copper. These are for the toilet and sink in the new bathroom.
|Here, Ben is using a special tool to expand the PEX piping to attach a fitting.|
The PEX is color coded red for hot and blue for cold.
|Ben also installed the two exterior sillcocks on the south-east and north-west corners of the house.|
We will need places to attach hoses until we get a underground sprinkler system.