Goforth Gill Architects
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Vashon Residence patio contemporary patio
 

Vashon Residence patio

Patio with BBQ pit in new home on Vashon Island.
Photo credit - Patrick Barta Photography
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dnmcguire wrote:
More questions about the concrete. - So this concrete does have some sort of color??? Is it stained? Is it sealed?
   Comment   July 8, 2013
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There is some lamp black in the mix but it faded pretty quickly. No sealer.
July 12, 2013 at 6:08pm   
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VW Fowlkes wrote:
concrete terrace - what is the finish on the concrete? Broom? How do you keep it from getting too slippery?
   Comment   June 27, 2013
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VW Fowlkes
thank you. Have you had a problem with it getting too slippery?
June 28, 2013 at 9:08am   
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No - not at all.
June 28, 2013 at 9:13am   
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Josh Allmaras wrote:
Concerns with firepit - Do you have any issues with the pit being dug into the concrete like that? Did you have to line it with anything?
   Comment   April 5, 2013
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The fire pit is a hole in the concrete with gravel in the bottom and a drain that ties into the storm drainage.
April 5, 2013 at 8:14am     
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pinkmouth wrote:
BBQ PIT IN OR NEAR GARDEN AREA, LINED W/BRICK & ABOUT 3' DEEP - Dig pit in garden area lined as above about 30"hole, after lining with brick. A recessed area in the bottom for hot coals. Put aprox 15" diameter cast iron uncovered slow cooker pot on coals w/ suitable grill over top of pot the filled with garden vegies,spices,garlic and water. Put leg of well seasoned lamb on grill over the pot to drip through as it's cooking. Cover w/tropical leaves. Cover hole w/ w/corrugated metal to seal & cook for 8-10 hrs. or until done
   Comment   October 14, 2012
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How can i get the plans for this house
March 6, 2013 at 9:56pm   
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I'm sorry. This is a custom home and the plans are not available.
March 7, 2013 at 10:49am   
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matrixslader wrote:
Concrete Patio - Love this patio. I would love to install one in my home in Vancouver, BC. Are there any special tips/suggestions? Did you use rebar? What type of finish, etc. Any details that you can provide would be much appreciated.
   Comment   March 20, 2012
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There is woven wire mesh in the slab. It has a smooth trowel finish. We put lamp black in the mix, but should have put more in hindsight, it faded a lot. The control joints were put in the formwork. They have worked pretty well to reduce cracking. The fire pit is just a hole in the concrete, it has no bottom. Make sure you have positive drainage from your slab, ours puddles a bit.
March 20, 2012 at 8:01pm     
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dennogava wrote:
Roof - How do you keep rain noise away
   Comment   July 21, 2013

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Take steps to prevent home fires. Home fires are all too common, and most are preventable. Key things to start with:• Place grills and fire pits at least 10 feet from house.• Regularly clean lint from the dryer.• Do not allow smoking in your home.• Inspect and clean woodstove pipes and fireplace chimneys annually.• Do not run electrical cords under rugs.• Have a pro replace old wiring, as well as any light switches that feel hot to the touch or connect to lights that flicker.

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