The use of the open web truss system greatly increases the flexibility and speed to install the HVAC duct work and other utility’s, it also allows you almost eliminate the drilling and cutting that you would need to do with conventional lumber. The down side to the open web system is the defection you feel under your feet as you walk over longer
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Now that we have completed the installation of the mud sill at the front and back buildings, we are now able to start standing the walls for the first floor framing.
Now that the concrete has been poured, and the expansion joints have been cut into the concrete, we will protect our finish concrete surfaces with drywall. Then, we will start the wood framing phase of the project.
The over excavation and re-compaction is now completed. The compaction report has been submitted to the city for approval and we are moving forward on layout of the building foundations for the construction of our client’s new home!
Day four of construction: This is the over excavation and re-compaction of the site in preparation for the building foundation. The project is on schedule. In three days we will be starting the construction of the foundations for the new home.
Demolition: The first day of demolition at the Vernon project. We began demolishing a 1927 Sears and Roebuck and Company Mail Order Home called The Crescent. The Crescent home model numbers 3084 and 3086 originally sold for $1,704.00 to $2,039.00. From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold about 70,000 – 75,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Over that time Sears designed