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siquijor resort construction restaurant

PROGRESS JULY AND AUGUST

Installing the tiles in the cottages. Constructing the bamboo railings on the outside of the cottage terraces. Putting  the nipa roofing onto the restaurant wood framing compacting the floor for the restaurant, then rough in plumbing and electrical, tie rebar matting then pour cement for the slab. Finishing the restaurant with tiles, paint, firewall, etc

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

tiling

TILING

With the painting of one unit complete, the painter has moved over to the next and allowed us to get started on the tiling. Tiles are set with a mixture of cement and tile grip and carefully leveled.  We will continue on with this progression of work so that the different trades men are not…

painting of walls and ceilings

PAINTING OF WALLS AND CEILINGS

With most of the sanding and painting complete, we now move on to the finish painting. This will be done in a phased approach since there are 4 units in this apartment block. We do want to make sure all painting is complete in a unit before we start the tiling, so after one unit…

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…

COLUMNS AND WALLS

We have poured the first lift of the columns and also got well into the beginning of the walls. The walls are concrete hollow block with 10mm reinforcing bar, set on reinforced concrete wall footings. The walls are being tied into the adjacent columns to with rebar to ensure there is minimal movement between walls…

SKIM COATING OF WALLS

With all the electrical and plumbing roughing done, we have turned our attention to finishing all the walls. What we have found to be best for this is a product called Zemcoat which is applied over the rough cement parging finishing of the concrete hollow block walls. With that process nearly complete, our next plans…

GETTING READY FOR FRAMING

On this project, we have been working on the interior walls because though it is an open type structure, there is a washroom storeroom and a semi closed kitchen area. These walls are being built with concrete hollow block sitting on reinforced concrete wall footings. We have also received all our lumber for the roof…

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…

CALL CENTER FIT UP PROGRESS

Our first stage was the layout and construction of the steel stud partition walls complete with gyproc board sheeting to one side. Once this was complete, we were able to address one of the most important components of the project, which was the electrical. With a BPO operation, having proper power supply to all the…

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…

call center tenant fit up

CALL CENTER PROGRESS JAN 15

Though we had been awarded this contract in late December, with the holidays approaching, and the main construction site closed down, we decided to hold off our start until the New Year. Upon start-up in January, the first thing that need to be addressed was the raw concrete floor. The leased area was turned over…

FLOOR SLAB AND ROOF FRAMING

With all the walls complete, columns pored and roughing for electrical and plumbing laid out, our construction crew moves on to their next tasks. While the walls were being laid, we had our steelworkers construct the trusses so that immediately after we could start the roof framing, including rafters and c-channels. Once the roof framing…