My Mother's House Part 1: Planning and Building Our Earth Sheltered House

Thanks to favorable clay soil, Western North Carolina turned out to be a good place to plan and build an earth sheltered house.

070 earth sheltered house 5 surface bonding cement
Surewall surface-bonding cement — a substance similar to stucco but with fiberglass threads that add strength — is applied to the dry-stacked block walls.
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