Archive for June, 2011

June 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm § in Blog Posts, Masonry

Granite Steps in Newton

Eric and Alex demoed an old set of brick steps. They dug down and removed the existing footing and then formed and poured a new footing that will support solid granite steps. Swenson Granite will deliver and set the granite for us.[...]

June 29th, 2011 - 11:02 pm § in Blog Posts, Concrete

Concrete Foundation – Cutting

Today ProCut came to cut some window openings in the foundation of our Belmont job. We increased the size of one window, widened one door opening, and created two new window openings (one double window opening). Bill from ProCut was amazing – both friendly and professional. We love ProCut!!![...]

June 21st, 2011 - 7:43 pm § in Basements, Bathroom, Blog Posts, Concrete, Construction, Drainage

Basement excavation and drainage, Belmont

We’re going to be finishing this basement which will include creating a new bedroom, playroom and bathroom. We start by taking out the existing concrete floor in order to increase the floor to ceiling height to meet minimum code requirements. We’ll be finishing with an 84″ height. [...]

June 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm § in Masonry

Nicolock paver patio installation

Eric is installing a paver patio for this nice family who needs a safe play area for their severely autistic son. Currently they have an area under their second story deck that is made up of small stones (pea stones). Their son pics up the little stones and throws them around, and sometimes puts the[...]

June 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm § in Carpentry

Exterior door installation

Mike is installing a fiberglass door for our customer in Waltham. This is an ‘exterior’ door that is being installed in a garage. He carefully removed the interior trim and set it aside for reuse (it’s stained wood) and removed the existing door and jamb. Alex is removing the drywa[...]