Category: Sibulan House Renovation
construction of wall

FENCING

Now that the house is complete and the clients occupying it, they have decided that the next phases of development will be site upgrades including wall and fencing. The existing fencing on the North boundary beside the road, consisted of precast cement posts, a knee high cement hollow block wall, topped with chain link fencing.…

laminate wood flooring

LAMINATE WOOD FLOORING AND CABINET DOORS

Well, almost there. We have finished the laminate wood flooring on the second story level and have put on the cabinet doors in the downstairs kitchen. Only thing left is baseboards then a good clean before the clients arrive in 2-3 days, and then it will be ready for their use and enjoyment.

aluminum windows

ALMOST DONE

With only a little over 1 week until the clients are here in the Philippines, are hard work seems to be paying off. For the most part all that is left are some of the details of the finishing. Doors have been installed however we have found some issues. When we unpackaged them, there are…

steel post and wire railing

PAINTING AND RAILING

Still pushed to the deadline, our men are responding well with dedication  and commitment. We are putting on the backsplash tiles in the downstairs kitchen, progressing well with the cabinets in the mini-kitchen upstairs, and have installed a steel frame and wire railing on the outside second floor terrace.

kitchen renovation

GOING FLAT TO THE WALL

The impending turnover deadline is fast approaching so we are working all out with 2 crews and over 40 workmen on site each day. The kitchen renovation is nearing completion with the installation of the granite counter tops and the finishing of the ceiling.  Downstairs we have also re-used some of the existing tiles that…

partition walls tiling washroom , well and stair structure

INTERIOR PARTITION WALLS AND KITCHEN RENOVATION

While some men are finishing the ceiling and wall insulation and plywood flooring, other men have started framing the interior partition walls upstairs. At the same time, we have dug into the renovation of the kitchen downstairs, which was a client add on. We have gutted the kitchen and are building a decorative suspended ceiling…

floor, ceiling and insulation

FLOOR , CEILING AND WALLS

Now that our structural work is done on the floor, we have been able to work on the plywood sub-floor. with the plywood on we now have a walking and working surface to be able to carry on with other upstairs work. We have installed steel stud walls and a steel furring channel system for…

GREAT PROGRESS TOWARDS COMPLETION

The deadline for the turnover is fast approaching, and we do not have any leeway. The client and his family is packing up all their belongings in the U.S. and make a final move here to Dumaguete in only 8 weeks. When he arrives , we have to be done. To make sure this happens…

PHASE 2 – MAIN RENO

With washroom renovation  now complete, the clients have visited and left and are preparing for the final move here in late 2017. With their departure the real work begins as we start the second phase of this project which is the addition of a second story. We begin by stripping the house of anything that…

JULY PROGRESS

July Progress With the date fast approaching when the clients will be returning to the Philippines for a vacation, we are under a very tight deadline to complete the washroom renovation phase to the stage where it can be occupied and used. Working two shifts, we are doing the finishing touches including instaltion of electrical…

JUNE PROGRESS

June Progress After completing all the necesaary roughing for plumbing and electrical, finalizing of all interior partion , concrete hollow block walls, and pouring the new reinforced concrete floor slab, we were ready to start the basic finishing. This included tiling, preparation of wall surface, cabinets and cupboards.

bathroom renovation update

BATHROOM RENOVATION UPDATE

Demolition Phase of Our Bathroom Renovation Completed Dealing with unforeseen issues is usual in Reno projects Over the past several weeks of our Bathroom renovation Project, we have complete the demolition phase and are preparing for the new construction. We ran into several unforeseen issues, which are not unusual but found ways to deal with…