The ground in the area is what our general contractor refer to as "glop". Basically, it's pretty much clay in the ground which is why they required us to put in a pier foundation which is really expensive and ate a big chunk of our budget. This week has been preparing to put in the piers.
Big 'ol drill bit:
The drilling machine:
Property with trenches with marks of where the piers go:
Obviously, the general contractor is already using my office porch for himself!