Tag: negros oriental
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.

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…

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.

roofing

CEMENT FLOOR AND ROOFING

Over the past 2 weeks, we have put the steel panel roofing on, attached securely to 2×2 steel girts which were welded to the site fabricated open web joist system. We have added gutters to all low eaves, which will train through down pipes to the site drainage system. We have also been able to…

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…

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…

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…

PHASE 2 – MAIN RENO

With washroom renovation  now complete, the clients have visited and left and are preparing for the final move here in late 2017. With their departure the real work begins as we start the second phase of this project which is the addition of a second story. We begin by stripping the house of anything that…

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…

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…