Tromler Construction - A Sacramento General Contractor: I Didn't Know The Pipes Were Buried In The Concrete

I Didn't Know The Pipes Were Buried In The Concrete

I Didn't Know The Pipes Were Buried

In The Concrete



It wasn't a surprise, I expected to find plumbing, electrical, and communication lines in the original trench. We had a chance to discover these in an earlier project but what we found today was a surprise. The pipes were buried in the concrete, that was not expected.


Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366 those surprises.....perhaps there is no end to it.

Posted by Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale (LAER Realty Partners) over 4 years ago

Hi Tom, surprise surprise surprise! I first thought of Gomer Pyle when I read the title. It is what we find when there is a small problem, that turns out to be much more. Especially in details and problems.

Posted by Ted Glover, ABR in Moultrie, Georgia 229-854-5422 (Alderman Classic Realty, LLC) over 4 years ago

Won't the concrete support them, and keep the pipes together?

Says he, with an evil snicker.

Posted by Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia (Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC) over 4 years ago

Good morning Tom.  What a mess and I'm glad to see you are taking care of the issues.  Better you than me.......  I did enjoy reading  Jay Markanich's comment


Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) over 4 years ago

Tom - there is no telling what you will find when doing demo.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) over 4 years ago

Good morning Tom. I guess those who bury pipes and other stuff don't think about the future.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) over 4 years ago

HA!  There are two well known communities here built by the same builder, Levitt, about 60 years ago where ALL of the pipes are buried in the concrete slab.

Posted by Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley,, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate) over 4 years ago

Tom,  I am shaking my head and my mouth is hanging open in utter .... say WHAT!?

Posted by Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist (KD Realty - 408.972.1822) over 4 years ago

 Good Tuesday morning Tom. It is not very often that I see pipes and electrical chases buried in concrete. I can see the price the job just one up.

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 4 years ago