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Construction and Real Estate Partner for Expats

  “Your Dream Realized” – Randal and Paula Gunn July 12, 2019, Philx Group, Negros Construction, Quality and wester designed construction service in Dumaguete City. This happy couple got the perfect property as well as the quality building with the help of Metro Dumaguete Estates and Negros Construction and they just moved into their new…

Balinese Style Home Progress July to December

With the passing of 6 months, there has been plenty of work done, and with the start of 2019, the home construction is almost complete. There will be small odds and ends, but this is not stopping the happy client from making last minute arrangements to move in. Now that the roofing is on and…

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…

sea wall construction

SEA WALL CONSTRUCTION AND FENCING

The cottage has basically been finished and turned over to the client, and now it is time to make the site secure and livable. We start with building a 2.2 meter high chb wall along the public access beach walkway. This involves constructing reinforced concrete columns, then filling in between with  concrete hollow block set…

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 home construction

FINISHING AND FENCING MARCH UPDATE

It’s been a long time since the last post on this construction project, so a lot to go over. Back in November we had just finished the parging/rendering on the hollow block walls and then began the roof framing. This was done by site fabrication of steel trusses using 2×2 angle bar, then  after placing…

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…

demolition of existing house

SITE MOBILIZATION AND DEMOLITION

The first step has been to build a bunkhouse and bodega. Our men stay on iste during the week so we need a place for them to sleep, as well as a place to store our materials that is safe and dry. The next step is to get rid of the existing building on the…

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…

suspended ceiling with insulation

CEILING AND INSULATION

With the building now closed in and water tight, we have started on the ceiling. It will be a drop type  ceiling following the slope of the roof in cathedral style in the living room and bedroom, and horizontal in the kitchen, washroom and laundry. It is being constructed with furring channels tied to the…

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 framing for the soffit and fascia.…

ENTERTAINING OFFERS FOR AN ACTIVE BUSINESS PARTNER

Our business has experienced tremendous growth and success in the past eighteen months , however with that success, comes challenges. We have grown our business on high quality builds and exemplary customer service and we need to maintain those qualities regardless of the increase in demand for our services. We are currently entertaining offers  for…

NATIVE HYBRID PROJECT START UP

Getting ready to start this new 2 story native hybrid house construction, the fist thing we need to do was lay out the footprint of the building. Once we know exactly where the placement of the structure on this lot will be, we started excavation prepare for our column and exterior wall footings. Being close…

site preparation and excavation

SITE PREPARATION AND EXCAVATION

This Valencia 2 unit residential building construction project will provide us with some challenges. These units will be built in an enclosed compound with 3 other existing and fully occupied units. The client has insisted we make every attempt to reduce any inconvenience to her existing tenants during construction. Our first step was to erect…

nipa hut

SIBULAN BEACH HOUSE – NIPA HUT

The clients need to vacate their leased premises by the end of December, so we are on a tight timetable to get their initial living quartes finished quickly. We are construction a 1 room traditional Nipa hut, however this is not going to be a shack. The intention is that after the main house is…

SIBULAN BEACH HOUSE STARTUP

The clients which we are building this Sibulan Beach house for wanted to vacate their rental property as quickly as possible, so the decision was to quickly build a small native “nipa house” to live on site temporarily until the full building is complete. With their tight schedule, the day after the purchase of the…

drywall ceiling

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…

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 the building ,…

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…