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Moving Monolithic Cabins

Image: Step 1 — Once the cabin is completed, it is lifted by 4 lifting pins that are placed in the bottom beams.  The crane lifts the cabin with spreader bars and places it on a trailer from our plant at Monolithic.

Step 1 — Once the cabin is completed, it is lifted by 4 lifting pins that are placed in the bottom beams. The crane lifts the cabin with spreader bars and places it on a trailer from our plant at Monolithic. (Michael South)

Image: Step 2 — The cabin is then taken to its destination.  A crane will then lift it off the trailer and set it on to its foundation.  In this case, we used concrete posts down to rock to hold the cabin.  Depending on the site, you can use different foundation systems.

Step 2 — The cabin is then taken to its destination. A crane will then lift it off the trailer and set it on to its foundation. In this case, we used concrete posts down to rock to hold the cabin. Depending on the site, you can use different foundation systems. (Michael South)

Image: Step 3 — The crane can easily move and maneuver the cabins into place.

Step 3 — The crane can easily move and maneuver the cabins into place. (Michael South)

Image: Step 4 — Crews start to install plumbing and electrical lines before the cabins are in place. Ditches are not covered until the final hook-up is completed.

Step 4 — Crews start to install plumbing and electrical lines before the cabins are in place. Ditches are not covered until the final hook-up is completed. (Michael South)

Image: Step 5 — It’s fairly simple to finish hooking-up the cabins: just connect the various pluming, water and electrical lines into the bottom connection points.

Step 5 — It’s fairly simple to finish hooking-up the cabins: just connect the various pluming, water and electrical lines into the bottom connection points. (Michael South)

Image: Step 6 — Water lines are connected in the same manner as the sewer lines.

Step 6 — Water lines are connected in the same manner as the sewer lines. (Michael South)

Image: Step 7 — Finally, the domes are skirted. We are looking at many different options for skirting. These images are of a simple, sheet metal skirt. Skirting enhances the look and keeps small animals from moving in underneath.

Step 7 — Finally, the domes are skirted. We are looking at many different options for skirting. These images are of a simple, sheet metal skirt. Skirting enhances the look and keeps small animals from moving in underneath. (Michael South)