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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…

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

dauin home construction

FINISHING AND FENCING MARCH UPDATE

It’s been a long time since the last post on this construction project, so a lot to go over. Back in November we had just finished the parging/rendering on the hollow block walls and then began the roof framing. This was done by site fabrication of steel trusses using 2×2 angle bar, then  after placing…

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…

kitchen cabinets

CABINETS AND TILING

Next we are moving on to the tiling, after which we can start installing kitchen cabinets and bedroom closet. These cabinets are made from Sant Clara finish plywood and are being prfabricated outside of the house to be secured in place after the tiling.

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…

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…

house construction finishing

SAN MIGUEL HOUSE FINISHING

Our Clients have graciously been a little flexible on the turn-over date of their new home, due to the typical slowdown over the Christmas Holidays. Currently we are at the finishing stages of this construction and are completing tiling, cabinets and granite counter tops, painting, plumbing and electrical fixtures. Our major push in the closing…

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…

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,…

JULY PROGRESS

July Progress With the date fast approaching when the clients will be returning to the Philippines for a vacation, we are under a very tight deadline to complete the washroom renovation phase to the stage where it can be occupied and used. Working two shifts, we are doing the finishing touches including instaltion of electrical…

JUNE PROGRESS

June Progress After completing all the necesaary roughing for plumbing and electrical, finalizing of all interior partion , concrete hollow block walls, and pouring the new reinforced concrete floor slab, we were ready to start the basic finishing. This included tiling, preparation of wall surface, cabinets and cupboards.