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SPANISH STYLE VILLA CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS UPDATE 08 30

Layout and excavation for column footings Fabricating the rebar matting for footings and columns Pouring the footing then forming and pouring the columns with concrete Getting started on the cement hollow block walls Preparing the forms for the round columns on the terrace and putting in place  reinforcement for beams at the first floor Getting…

BALI STYLE COMMUNITY PROGRESS APRIL-JUNE

Since the last construction update, the big push has been on to get all the walls up. The exterior walls are all of 6″ CHB while most interior walls are 4″ Once the walls are up, we formed and poured the remaining column and started on fabricating the steel reinforcement for the future concrete roof…

DAUIN SEMI DETACHED HOME PROGRESS 06/30

A lot has happened on this construction project since we last posted an update around mid-March. Structural columns and beams made of reinforced concrete. Fabrication and installation of steel roof trusses. Electrical and plumbing rough-in. Parging of walls with cement rendering Framing of the ceilings. Installing fascia , eaves trough and metal roofing panels over…

VILLA CONSTRUCTION APRIL TO JUNE

CHB wall construction for the ground floor level Building columns with reinforcing rod, then forming and pouring concrete Stripping the basement roof forms and starting to excavate and prepare the master bedroom suite Building all the roof beams Putting up the Concrete Hollow Block Walls in the master bedroom Rendering the CHB walls Digging out,…

siquijor resort construction

APRIL TO JUNE PROGRESS

We now have 3 of the nipa roofs on and have started demolishing the existing water storage tank where the 4th cottage will go. We have applied Zemcoat finish to the wall and begun base coat primer paint. As well we have started the initial phases of the restaurant structure, pouring our footings and columns…

DAUIN SEMI DETACHED HOME CONSTRUCTION UPDATE 03/15

THIS HOUSE IS FOR SALE (ONLY 6.5 MIL PHP)- IF INTERESTED , PLEASE VISIT THIS LINK https://dumaguetedreamhomes.com/portfolio/casa-alexandria-dauin-community/#sd-duplex-1 After excavation, it is time to prepare and install the steel reinforing rod for the footing ,columns and tie beams. Being a 2 story structure on sandy soil , we use 16 mm rebar for everything to ensure…

VILLA CONSTRUCTION UPDATE MARCH 15TH

When we started excavation, we ran into a not totally unexpected issue. Being on a plateau in the hills there was the high likelihood that we would hit rock when digging and sure enough it was there. We adapted and decided that instead of doing a large scale excavation for the entire footprint of the…

CONSTRUCTION ONGOING FEBRUARY 2018 SIQUIJOR RESORT

We started by laying out the different buildings with the help of our surveyor Josh Cabio. When we knew where everything was going we began demolishing the existing structures that were going to be in the way. We left 2 structures that were built on top of water reservoirs so that we would still be…

DAUIN BEACH SIDE COTTAGE JANUARY UPDATE

Since our last update in October, a lot has happened. Interior finishing has been ongoing including kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops, tile backsplash and decorative wood beams on the suspended ceiling, all in conjunction with sanding and painting. On the exterior we have been working on the stone cladding, painting,  terrace tiles and pebble finish.…

GETTING STARTED

Time to start construction. We have laid out the building, taking extra care to ensure that the fire wall separation will site EXACTLY on the lot lines. We had our trusted surveyor relocate the mojon markers to make sure this was done right. We  then started excavation for the column and wall footings as well…

EXCAVATION PREPARATION FOR FOOTINGS

We have finished the layout of this single story cottage on the beach and now have started with the excavation. We will be going down a minimum of 1 meter, and maybe more depending on the soil conditions. As it is only one story and will not have high structural loading, we are not planning…

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…

WALLS ARE UP

After pouring all the footings, columns and beams, we then focused on getting all the walls up. We used a special mix concrete hollow block to provide better quality walls , as we do in all our projects, and these walls were all reinforced with 10 mm reinforcing steel bar. Once the hollow block walls…

SECOND FLOOR SLAB

All the beams are now in place and poured. We now turn our boys to the task of preparing for the second story floor slab. This involves putting together all the wood forms and bracing them properly from below to temporarily hold the weight of the slab until it sets properly. We also must lay…

BEAMS

The columns are now poured and the forms stripped so it is time to start constructing the beams for the second story. Again we start by constructing the rebar reinforcing frames, which we tie into the exposed rebar at the top of the columns. Once all this is securely in place, we build forms that…