Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North is a non-profit, multifaith-based housing program. Habitat invites people from the broad spectrum of social, ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds to work in partnership to build homes and hope with families in need.
The Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins branches of Habitat for Humanity have pooled their resources with groups in Muskoka. A new regional organization has been created called Habitat for Humanity Ontario Gateway North.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
MUSKOKA: BLOWING IN THE WIND!
VOLUNTEERS: SITE SUPERVISOR: HOWARD RUTTAN NAN ALLEN, WILLY FLETCHER
STU BARNES HAD SHINGLES BLOWN FROM HIS ROOF SO HE WAS REPAIRING IT AND WAS UNABLE TO BRING THE BEAVER CREEK GUYS TO THE SITE EITHER TODAY OR TOMORROW. HE IS HUNTING NEXT WEEK SO THEY WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TILL THE WEEK AFTER AT THE EARLIEST.
Weather report: At the height of the storm, 50,000 customers lost power. Since then, Hydro One first restored power to 21,000 customers, and now, only 2,000 are without power.
At the height of the storm, 50,000 customers lost power. Since then, Hydro One first restored power to 21,000 customers, and now, only 2,000 are without power. The hardest-hit areas were Ottawa, North Bay, Sudbury, Muskoka, Barrie and the Bruce Peninsula.
BOB DUKES WAS IN ALL DAY. HE WILL BE SANDING FINAL COAT TOMORROW AND EXPECTS TO FINISH.
MIKE FROM DAN GOFORTH CONTRACTING WAS MUDDING 1014 TODAY AND WILL RETURN TOMORROW. IT WILL TAKE NEXT WEEK TO FINISH.
MARTINO HEATING WAS IN TO LOCATE THE FURNACE. IT IS NOW IMPORTANT TO GET BUTTLER IN TO RUN THE VENT PIPE AND INSTALL THE TANK,LINE AND FUEL PIPE.
JEFF VINCENT WAS IN AND DROPPED OFF SOME METAL FOR THE ROOF. CARE MUST BE TAKEN SO IT DOESN'T GET DAMAGED.
ACTIVITIES: CLEANED EVERYTHING OUT OF MAIN FLOOR ON 1014 FOR DRYWALLER TO HAVE FREE ACCESS. WE TOOK IT DOWNSTAIRS. I LEFT MY TRAILER THERE TO BE FILLED WITH DEBRIS. STARTED TO MARK AND DRILL SCREW LOCATIONS TO ATTACH SCREEN
SEVERAL (PREFERRABLY) SOME SKILLED TO DO SOME SPECIAL TASKS; CAREFULLY FINISH DRILLING AND INSTALLING SCREWS TO LOCK SCREEN DOWN.
INSTALLLING PINE ON SIDE DOOR JAMB EXTENSIONS, SHELF AND POLE SUPPORT IN CLOSETS. FRAMING IN FURNACE EXHAUST PIPE AS SOON AS BUTTLER RUNS PIPE THROUGH ROOF.. REBUILDING ACCESS PANELS FOR ACTTIC HATCH SO THEY ARE MUCH LIGHTER.
THE CRITICAL PATH: FURNACE. PARGING. SOIL FILL. RAMP AND OUTSIDE STAIR BUILDING (DAN GOFORTH) . DRIVEWAY. ROOF. HYDRO POLE REMOVAL. SIDING.