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Flagstone steps to the pool

I've actually taken plenty of pictures of the pool and the progress that is being made, but I don't feel like posting much, so here's a good look at the steps that got done last week. A clean up crew filled up truckloads of construction debris and was hauled off today. The fence that was taken out got put back, and some fill dirt was spread over all the pipes and the yard. On Monday, the crew for the Sun Deck surface will get started on that, and then we'll be ready for plaster and filling the pool with water. Cross your fingers that this process will be done by next week--mine are already crossed.

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The Roberts said…
I'm so excited for you. You may have water this week in the pool!!!! Whens the party??? Oh, make it in late Aug. (we will be gone until then) Dont you like the way I just go right ahead and invite myself.
Lonna said…
Your backyard looks so clean and new,almost like there was no construction there at all. I like the flagstone steps, I think that it looks like it blends in more.

Maybe if we had a serious rain storm you wouldn't even have to wait for them to fill it up. I am excited to see it all done. I know that it is going to look great.
Bobbi said…
The steps look great! How exciting for you--it seems like they are progressing pretty quickly on the project. It will be lots of fun for your family to enjoy the pool and renovated yard.
Sierra said…
Looking good!
~Family Life said…
One word, (okay..two) Beautiful AND jealous!!!
~ Tina said…
I agree with "family life" - I too am jealous!
It looks fab, and I love the stone and tiles that you selected - I never have doubted your taste!
Julie said…
I love the flagstone! It's beautiful! You are so close to being able to enjoy the rest of the summer in your pool!!!!

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