Category Archives: Rental Units with Residence

CEILING AND PAINT BASE COAT

CEILING AND PAINT BASE COAT

CEILING AND PAINT BASE COAT With the skim coat finished on the wall, we now start the ceiling grid layout and base coat painting of the walls. The ceiling is suspended with a grid of furring channels and for the top floor we cut and place semi rigid rockwool insulation as both a sound barrier […]

TAPING AND SANDING OF THE CEILING

TAPING AND SANDING OF THE CEILING

TAPING AND SANDING OF THE CEILING Before finishing the drywall application of the ceiling, we do one last check to ensure all the plumbing and electrical to be located within the ceiling is 100% complete. Once all the base coat of the walls is complete and the grid and boarding of the ceiling finished, our […]

SKIM COATING OF WALLS

SKIM COATING OF WALLS

SKIM COATING OF WALLS With all the electrical and plumbing roughing done, we have turned our attention to finishing all the walls. What we have found to be best for this is a product called Zemcoat which is applied over the rough cement parging finishing of the concrete hollow block walls. With that process nearly […]

PREPARING FOR CLOSE IN OF STRUCTURE

PREPARING FOR CLOSE IN OF STRUCTURE

PREPARING FOR CLOSE IN OF STRUCTURE Currently we are working on numerous things on this project. We have just about finalized all the rough in for plumbing and electrical and have been parging all the walls with cement. At the same time we have been fabrication and installing all the roof trusses, purlins and steel […]

TURNOVER OF FIRST PHASE AND FOCUSING ON THE RENTAL UNITS

TURNOVER OF FIRST PHASE AND FOCUSING ON THE RENTAL UNITS

TURNOVER OF FIRST PHASE AND FOCUSING ON THE RENTAL UNITS With a looming deadline of the end of April, we worked double and triple shifts to finish the residence portion of this project in order that the clients could move out of the rental house and into their new home. With turnover successful, we turned […]

WALL FINISHING, SEPTIC TANK, ROOF FRAMING

WALL FINISHING, SEPTIC TANK, ROOF FRAMING

WALL FINISHING, SEPTIC TANK, ROOF FRAMING With the Structure complete and the concrete hollow block walls up, we have been working on the cement parging of all interior and interior walls , digging and construction the septic tank and framing the roof structure with site fabricated trusses. All is progressing according to plan, and the […]

WALL RENDERING

WALL RENDERING

WALL RENDERING After the second floor slab was completed, we turned our attention to the walls. All interior and exterior walls were constructed using 4″ or 6″ concrete hollow block , with steel reinforcing rod and full fill of cement. After the walls are constructed, we apply a cement parging finish which is trowel graded […]

LAYOUT AND EXCAVATION

LAYOUT AND EXCAVATION

LAYOUT AND EXCAVATION With the temporary facilities set up, the layout of the building footprint begins. Once precise measurements are taken and stakes laid out, the men excavate by hand. The soil is found to be extremely soft and porous which is a concern. In order remove the risk of future settlement and cracking of […]