Week of April 15, 2007: The slab on grade has just been poured and the contractors are tooling the joints. As part of our concept to minimize the material resources used to build our house, this concrete will be our finished floor. Getting the subs to realize this takes quite a bit of effort. They are used to dropping tools, eating their lunches and leaving full coffee cups/ pop/ gatorade on the slab. Once the slab is sealed, I won't be so worried about stains.
Gianluca and I will spend the next week or so going out to the site to water the slab. Try explaining to a three year old why I'm watering concrete and not the grass.