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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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

tiling an cabinets

FLOORS, CABINETS AND OTHER FINISHING

Moving along, we have almost finished the upstairs wood plank flooring, but we ran into a problem. The suppier of our Luaun wood for both the main second story and the spiral staircase has run out of wood despite us having put down a deposit and him confirming he had enough in inventory. This creates…

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…

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…

APPROACHING TURNOVER DATE

We are now getting close to the turnover date to the client and things are going fast and furious in attempt to meet our deadline of September 30th. We are concurrently doing the tiling, painting, kitchen cabinets, electrical fixtures and much much more. With so many tradesmen working in the same area at one time,…

bathroom renovation update

BATHROOM RENOVATION UPDATE

Demolition Phase of Our Bathroom Renovation Completed Dealing with unforeseen issues is usual in Reno projects Over the past several weeks of our Bathroom renovation Project, we have complete the demolition phase and are preparing for the new construction. We ran into several unforeseen issues, which are not unusual but found ways to deal with…

construction of structural components

WEEKS 3-4 – STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Weeks 3-4 – Construction of Structural Components Footing, Columns and Beams The construction of the structural components of a building are of prime importance. The old adage that the strength of the chain is measured by the strength of the weakest link certainly applies here as the remainder of the house construction is entirely dependent…