Archive for June, 2010

June 29th, 2010 - 10:29 pm § in Masonry

Cambridge Paver Patio/walkway

Today Erick began installing the new Cambridge pavers while Marvin and Alex dug up and prepped for installation of a new corinthian granite patio and wall. Marvin and Dominique went to the Lexington job to dig a hole in the concrete basement floor to measure the depth of the footing per the inspecto[...]

June 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm § in Masonry

Paver patio and walkway in Waltham

Today we prepped for a paver patio/walkway in Waltham.  We dug down about 8″ and laid about 4″ of crusher run and compacted and then laid an inch of stonedust.  Tomorrow Eric will lay the pavers while Marvin and Alex prep for the stone patio and stone wall installation at the other end[...]

June 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm § in Carpentry, Construction, Finish Carpentry, Masonry, Roofing, Rough Carpentry

West Roxbury construction project complete – before and after pics

We’ve completed our project on Elgin Street.  Here’s a list of what we completed: New asphalt shingle roof New chimney from roofline up New insulation and vinyl siding Brick veneer on foundation walls New two story deck New concrete bulkhead steps[...]

June 25th, 2010 - 9:52 pm § in Concrete

Concrete driveway poured in Watertown, MA

After excavation of the old driveway and forming for the new driveway, we had our concrete pour.  Graziano sent us two trucks each with 7 yards of concrete.  The first arrived at around 9am.  We gave the driver our one bag of color to be mixed in with the ready mix and after mixing for […][...]

June 25th, 2010 - 9:40 pm § in Concrete

Concrete steps poured

Concrete bulkhead steps were formed and poured in two phases (walls first then steps).  The forms were removed on Wednesday.  Today Erick finished parging the walls and steps for a finished look.[...]

June 25th, 2010 - 9:28 pm § in Masonry

Pennsylvania fieldstone wall in Brookline

Stone work is complete.  Browne street has a new pennsylvania fieldstone wall.[...]

June 20th, 2010 - 7:07 pm § in REVIEWS

Stone walls, walkway and steps

Email to referring contractor from customer – Just wanted to thank you for recommending Dominique.  She and her crew are doing a wonderful job.  The walls are beautiful and we are redoing the stairs and brick walkway.  Dominique is a joy to work with.  She is also doing a very small job fo[...]

June 19th, 2010 - 10:32 pm § in Masonry

Stone Wall in Brookline

With our occupancy permit posted on the customer’s door and our street signs posted on the sidewalk we are now ready to start building our wall.[...]

June 19th, 2010 - 10:23 pm § in Concrete

Forming for and pouring concrete driveway – Watertown, MA

Once the excavation of the driveway on Poplar Street was complete and the crusher run was delivered by Jayco and spread with the excavator, Marvin and Alex came in to rake out the crusher run, compact it, run their lines and form for the driveway.  There were a couple last minute discussions with t[...]

June 16th, 2010 - 8:02 pm § in Siding

Siding and brick veneer – West Roxbury

Although we’re very eager to complete our work in West Roxbury, we’re taking our time with the final touches.  Marvin and Alex installed aluminum trim – bending the metal and securing it over the Tyvek and over the top of the brick veneer before installing the j-channel and then t[...]