Tag: construction management

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…

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,…

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…

HOME CONSTRUCTION UPDATE MAR 15

The first thing we do, like all jobs we start is to layout or “plot” the location where the builing is going to sit on the property. We do this with our surveyor Josh Cabio of I-Sukod to ensure no mistakes are made. We then start excavation whehr the column and wall footings will go.…

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…

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…

CONTINUING SITE DEVELOPMENT

Site Development for this project involves many different components. The first thing we have done is build a large bunk house and storage facility. For this project, we will be here for a longer period and have many more workers than normal so we have not skimped on size and space. The next thing is…

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…

FOOTINGS FOR COLUMNS AND WALLS

After the excavation, we have fabricated our steel reinforcing for the column and footings. Once set in place approximately 2″ above a 6″ layer of choker rock within the excavated holes, we pour cement. After the column footings are poured, we pour wall footings between the columns and start with the concrete hollow block. The…

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…

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…