Monthly Archives: June 2013

930s: Log of construction activities, weeks 1-3 (illustrated)

By the time the project reached the 4th cluster, most unresolved construction details, logistical problems, and construction procedures have been worked out. Thus for the 940s-970s the anticipated 12 weeks of construction per cluster will probably follow a similar pattern. I’ll … Continue reading

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Photos of completed upper deck facade

As you know, the upper deck trellises were removed without replacement because they were a source of chronic leaks, and a new design and realization was beyond our budget. The decorative element of the round vents above was also jettisoned … Continue reading

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Photo details of new courtyard windows/doors,tile perimeter, utility door

Today after the construction meeting I took some pictures of a completed entry courtyard in the 910s, and a view of a completed upper deck facade in the 900s, where the trellises will not be replaced and even the Fypon … Continue reading

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June 12 Construction Meeting notes & photo

Schedule update. SM released the tentative schedule to all contractors on Friday June 7. 910s: almost done, but still a few things left (window cleaning, securing carpet, dirt mounds, etc.). 900s: stucco color coating and final roof tile installation (over … Continue reading

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Scheduling update as of June 7

Stonemark has just released the following schedule update, subject to the usual disclaimers. How nice it would be to have everything done by early December! We’ll hope the contractors buy in to this timeline. The text below is from Stonemark’s … Continue reading

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Roof Drain Testing procedure

Drain bladders are placed as stoppers at the foot of all the downspouts for the home. The roofing contractor, under the supervision of Stonemark’s construction manager, fills the drain lines with water from the roof level. Another contractor will be present … Continue reading

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General Sequence of Events for Replacement of Doors & Windows:

1. Access is required to install the plastic and plywood framed “box” on the interior of the door/ window. This box effectively closes off the openings to your home, and enables work to be performed each day from the exterior. … Continue reading

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