Category: San Miguel, Bacong House Construction
house construction finishing

SAN MIGUEL HOUSE FINISHING

Our Clients have graciously been a little flexible on the turn-over date of their new home, due to the typical slowdown over the Christmas Holidays. Currently we are at the finishing stages of this construction and are completing tiling, cabinets and granite counter tops, painting, plumbing and electrical fixtures. Our major push in the closing…

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BOARDING AND INSULATING OF CEILING

With the roofing complete and watertight, our men have moved on to finishing the ceiling. First, the grid is insulated using 2″ expanded polystyrene rigid insulation, then the gyproc boards are screwed into place. Holes are cut where light fixtures are to be installed and all electrical conduit is placed to those locations. We are…

FLOOR SLAB AND ROOF FRAMING

With all the walls complete, columns pored and roughing for electrical and plumbing laid out, our construction crew moves on to their next tasks. While the walls were being laid, we had our steelworkers construct the trusses so that immediately after we could start the roof framing, including rafters and c-channels. Once the roof framing…

WALLS

With the footings and wall foundations complete and concrete set, we now move on to the walls and columns.We first build our “rebar” frames and tie them in to the column footings. The walls are then constructed from concrete hollow block and are tied into the the rebar extending out from the wall foundations. Once…

FOOTINGS AND FOUNDATIONS

Once the excavation for the structural footings and wall foundations are complete, we measure everything again to ensure we are ready to construct our structural pads will be in the proper locations. First we fabricate our layouts with the necessary steel reinforcing bars then set them in place in the wood forms. Next we mix…

SAN MIGUEL SITE DEVELOPMENT

Getting started, we had to first set up a basic bunkhouse and storeroom for our materials. /this is built out of native materials including wood and bamboo with a nipa roof. Once the temporary structures were set up, we submitted plans for temporary electrical service to Noreco, and arranged our hookup. The next step was…

LAYOUT AND STAKING

With the Temporary facilities constructed, we set to the task of accurately laying out and staking the building footprint. Once staked out we could precisely determine the locations that we needed to excavate in order to pour our structural footings and wall foundations.