Project Description

A one story, single family home with 2 bedrooms, 1 washroom and approximately 110 sqm of under-roof living space. This house is designed in the militaristic concept with lots of open space and simple interior. The focal point of the design was the incredible view of Mount Talines to the rear of the property

Role:Project Management
Client:Ron Deming
Location:Valencia, Negros Oriental
Surface Area:110 sqm
Year Completed:2016
Value:2,700,000
Consultant:Dominic Cardines
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TURNOVER TO CLIENT

Today is turnover day, and things are almost complete. We are rushing last minute work to make the house livable, then will allow the client to move in and realx for a few days before completing the remaining work and fixing any deficiencies.

APPROACHING TURNOVER DATE

We are now getting close to the turnover date to the client and things are going fast and furious in attempt to meet our deadline of September 30th. We are concurrently doing the tiling, painting, kitchen cabinets, electrical fixtures and much much more. With so many tradesmen working in the same area at one time,…

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR FINISHING

Now with the concrete floor slab complete, we turn our attention to both interior and exterior finish. On the interior, the walls are sanded once again and treated with a smoothing compound. A base coat of primer is applied to the walls after the compound is thoroughly dry. The same process is undertaken on the…

FLOOR SLAB

With the building now roofed and water tight, we review one final time all the electrical pipes and electrical conduits that are roughed in. We have already compacted the granular fill for the floor and now lay our steel matting which will reinforce the concrete floor slab. Once we are satisfied that everything is in…

ROOFING AND CLOSE IN

With the walls, columns and beams all structurally complete, we now fabricate steel joists to form the structural element of the roofing system. This is a two slope layout with the highest elevation near the middle of the building, sloping to the outside walls where it goes through through the opening between the exterior double…

JUNE PROGRESS – VALENCIA

We are continuing further along with the shell construction with the walls. After each concrete hollow block wall is completed, we then apply the initial cement parging layer so that we will not have to reassemble all our scaffolding at a later time for this process.

VALENCIA CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Structural Shell Nearing Completion Planning Our Upcoming Tradesman Scheduling Over the past month, our Valencia construction project has progressed nicely and is pretty well on schedule. The Columns and beams are about 95% complete and as we have been building the structure, we have had other members of our construction crew, working on the walls.…

WEEKS 3-4 – STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Weeks 3-4 – Construction of Structural Components Footing, Columns and Beams The construction of the structural components of a building are of prime importance. The old adage that the strength of the chain is measured by the strength of the weakest link certainly applies here as the remainder of the house construction is entirely dependent…

WEEK 2 – CONSTRUCTION LAYOUT

Week 2 – Construction Layout Starting the Construction Right The construction layout is the first real phase for getting started on the building construction. In simple terms it means measuring then staking out all the points in the lot where the structural footings and foundations will be located. This will require an accurate lot survey…

WEEK 1 – SITE MOBILIZATION

Site Mobilization Getting Organized for the Valencia House Build With every home build site mobilization is an important staging in planning everything so that the construction can follow smoothly. now that we have designed, agreed to a price and signed a contract with the client outlining the terms and conditions, it is time to actually…