Tag: ceiling

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…

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…

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…

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…

TAPING , SANDING AND PAINTING

Now that the ceiling board is almost entirely complete, the joints in the drwall have been taped and sanded. The wall too have been sanded properly and painted has started. We have also started applying the decorative stone cladding on the bottom half of the exterior wall of the home.

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…

taping and sanding of drywall ceiling

TAPING AND SANDING OF THE CEILING

Before finishing the drywall application of the ceiling, we do one last check to ensure all the plumbing and electrical to be located within the ceiling is 100% complete. Once all the base coat of the walls is complete and the grid and boarding of the ceiling finished, our next step is the taping and…

suspended ceiling and painting

CEILING AND PAINT BASE COAT

With the skim coat finished on the wall, we now start the ceiling grid layout and base coat painting of the walls. The ceiling is suspended with a grid of furring channels and for the top floor we cut and place semi rigid rockwool insulation as both a sound barrier to rain on the metal…

THREE BEDROOM MODERN STYLE HOME

This beautiful modern style home is specifically tailored to build upon a sloping lot. With a large open style living, dining and kitchen area, leading out to a large overlooking terrace, it is a home dreams are made of. On either side of the main floor living space are add on bedrooms which can be…

2 Bedroom native hybrid home with loft

2 BEDROOM WITH LOFT HOME

This 2 bedroom native style home makes maximum use of interior space with the use of a loft bedroom over the first floor washroom and bedroom. This loft is accessed up a spiral staircase and across an overlooking catwalk. With the high cathedral ceiling design and half the home finished with sliding glass windows, there…

STARTING THE FINISHING WORK

Over the past week or two we have been working on several different things. We have installed all the Amakan soffit on the underside of the eaves and fitted on fascia boards. We have also started the framing of the terrace which will be native style with Lauan wood joists and purlins with Nipa roofing.…

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…

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…

valencia house designs

VALENCIA HOUSE DESIGN

Valencia House Design Putting the Client’s Vision to Paper The initial Valencia house design stages involved sitting down with the client to determine his needs, budget and style preferences. As he and his wife did not have children, he felt that he did not need more than about 100 square meters of space with a…