Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Crowing about work done!

DAILY  LOG JULY 18, 2011

Who Was On-Site?
Jamie, Richard and Ainsley from Len Crow Masonry, Michael O’Grady (Project Manager)

What Happened?
Today a crew from Len Crow Masonry showed up and finished the blocks. Many thanks to Len Crow Masonry.

What Next?
Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22

  • We will be applying the weather-proofing to the exterior of the foundation wall. 
  • Brian Fitzsimmons of Cottage Country Stone has volunteered to spray the tar on the blocks. He has the spray-machine, we supply the tar and varsol. 
  • Tarred up
  • After that we may apply the dimple-wrap, lay the weeping tiles, and cover them with drainage stone. Between the dimple wrap and the drainage stone we need to apply our first course of SM Foam sheathing. As we backfill we can apply the other courses.
Monday, July25 – Friday, July 29
  • The framing of the floor joist system should be underway and finished by Friday, July 29.
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
  • Framing of the main structure.  Jesse Campbell of Jesse Campbell Construction has volunteered to bring in his crew and install the truss roof system.
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
  • Gravenhurst Plumbing and Greenside Electric will do the plumbing, electrical and heating rough-ins.
  • SM Foam Insulation from Bala Build
  • Bill Gee of Great Northern Insulation has volunteered to provide us the insulation materials at cost and the labour for free. He will also provide the truck to blow in the attack insulation once the drywall is installed.
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
  • Drywall installation


Volunteers?
Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22
3 – 4 Volunteers per day
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, July25 – Friday, July 29
5 -6 Volunteers per day with framing experience
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
We are hoping to have the big company crews come out for the framing
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
2 Volunteers per day needed to do site clean up
Site Supervisors needed
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
We are hoping to have the big company crews come out to do drywall installation
Site Supervisors needed

Materials/Tools?
Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22
SM Foam, O-Pipe, Dimple Wrap, 1” stone, backfill, box-cutter knives, hammer drill, tap-con screws
Monday, July25 – Friday, August 5
Engineered Floor System, wall framing materials, Roof Truss system, SM Foam, skill saw, hammers,
levels, squares, tape measures, tool belts, ladders, roof shingles.
Windows and doors from Muskoka Windows and Doors.
Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12
Brooms, dust masks and garbage bags
Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 19
Drywall materials, drywall nails and screws, drywall lifter, dust masks, box-cutter knives
Food and Drink
Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22
3-4 Volunteers per day + Site Supervisor
Be sure and call 644 3138 around 10:30 a.m. for a final head count.

Inspections
  • For weeping tiles, drainage stones, and weather-proofing on the exterior of the foundation walls.
  • For framing
  • For plumbing, electrical and heating rough-ins
  • For insulation and vapour barrier
  • For occupancy and final
My Thoughts
I heard that Thursday was going to be 41˚ C!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ouch.

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