Category Archives: Weekly report

Weekly update, 12 Feb. 2016

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary report:

This week:

  • Final repairs to cabinets underway
  • Repairs to baluster
  • Final clean starting
  • Passed final electrical inspection
  • Passed blower door test
  • Passed duct balancing test
  • Ordered replacement glass for Jadin’s bedroom
  • Installed screens — noted missing screens
  • Removed Ranserve tools, desk, and tool box from garage
  • Picked up framing items in driveway

Next week:

  • Repair plumbing corrections
  • Repair HVAC corrections
  • Complete install on hardware
  • Continue on misc repairs
  • Complete install on fire protection in garage
  • Complete low voltage install
  • Remove old tile flooring in garage
  • Remove porta potty
  • Repair and grout tile at kitchen back splash
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Week ending 5 Feb. 2016

Ron Dahlke is beating off the virus and files this week’s summary report:

This week:

  • Passed garage final electrical
  • Finish majority of interior paint
  • Finish exterior paint on garage
  • Install hot water heaters
  • Install garage doors
  • Install office track lights
  • Startup on AC unit
  • Remove temporary construction fence
  • Install exhaust fan covers

Next week:

  • Meet gutter company on site
  • Complete low voltage install on Thursday
  • Complete electrical repairs
  • Schedule electrical final
  • Schedule blower door inspection
  • Schedule duct balancing test
  • Schedule HVAC and plumbing finals
  • Demo flooring in garage
  • Repair and reinstall balusters
  • Remove items from garage
  • Remove trash from site

We will continue to punch out misc repairs.  More importantly, we will work thru the list of above inspections.  Each one needs to be passed before we can schedule the next inspection.  The goal is to schedule the final building inspection.

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Week ending 15 Jan. 2015

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary report:

This week:

  • Set vanity countertops
  • Complete engineer-required framing corrections
  • Complete install on all available light fixtures
  • Set new outside electric panel
  • Set metal brackets on island
  • Started finish on replacement tread
  • Started install on glass doors
  • Started repair on drywall cracks
  • Set all toilets and faucets
  • Set condenser and AC grilles
  • Finish interior trim

Next week:

  • Install front door
  • Finish electrical install
  • Call in for electrical inspection
  • Turn on power to house
  • Install remaining drywall in garage
  • Pour cement into new pavers
  • Install kitchen island countertop
  • Install tankless hot water heaters
  • Start prep on paint of garage

Concerns:

  • Remove bird of prey from exhaust vent
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Week ending 10 Jan. 2016

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • Installed metal column in garage
  • Complete framing on garage addition
  • Complete rough electrical on garage addition
  • Passed COA inspection on electrical rough and framing
  • Resolved attic venting
  • Continued on plumbing top out
  • Picked up light fixtures
  • Started install on light fixtures
  • Delivered remaining trim
  • Started install on balusters and hand rail
  • Installed appliances

Next week:

  • Site visit structural engineer Monday
  • Start install on new electrical service to house
  • Continue on electrical install
  • Continue on plumbing install
  • Start HVAC top out
  • Finish countertop install
  • Install glass doors
  • Install front door
  • Finish interior trim
  • Start install on roof shingles
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Week ending 1 Jan. 2016

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • Framed walls and roof on garage addition
  • Dried in roof deck
  • Inspection and approval of sheathing install
  • Started top out on plumbing
  • Installed tile backsplash
  • Installed cabinets in bathrooms
  • Started install on hardware
  • Installed low voltage hardware

Next week:

  • Install siding on garage
  • Start prep and paint on garage
  • Do rough electrical on garage
  • Complete install on electrical in house
  • Install glass shower doors
  • Install Balusters and hand rail in stairwell
  • Complete countertop install
  • Continue on plumbing top out
  • Schedule Hvac company for top out
  • Complete change order for concrete pavers and schedule pour
  • Schedule engineer site visit for framing inspection of garage
  • Schedule COA inspections for rough electrical and framing of garage
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Week ending 18 Dec. 2015

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • Painted trim and doors
  • Continued on completion of cabinets
  • Set paver layout
  • Ordered and received lumber for new garage
  • Review plumbing fixtures

Next week:

  • Start painting walls
  • Start framing garage
  • Complete impervious coverage calculation

Concerns:

  • We will have a short week, working Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

 

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Week ending 11 Dec. 2015

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • City of Austin approval on layout and electrical inspection
  • Poured garage slab
  • Reviewed framing with engineer
  • Prep and prime trim and doors
  • Continue on install of Jadin’s shower walls
  • Habitat picked up items
  • Start paver install
  • Start finished ends and scribes on cabinets
  • Confirmed glass is in for baths and showers
  • Verified all light fixtures are ready for pick up
  • Scheduled back splash tile install for week of 12-28

Next week:

  • Finish paint of trim and doors
  • Start wall paint
  • Order frame package for garage
  • Demo on old garage wall
  • Start framing garage
  • Finish Jadin’s shower wall
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Week ending 4 Dec. 2015

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • Set cabinet at entry
  • Set hardwood on stairwell
  • Finished stairwell flooring
  • Continue on finished ends of cabinets
  • Install cabinet hardware
  • Received door hardware
  • Approved engineering report on garage slab
  • Scheduled form survey for garage addition

Next week:

  • Finish covering floor
  • Set Jadin’s shower walls
  • Finish cabinet scribes
  • Continue paint on trim and doors
  • Finish sheetrock patches
  • Call in for City of Austin layout inspection for slab
  • Pour slab
  • Order framing pack for slab
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Week ending 27 Nov. 2015

Ron Dahlke from Ranserve files this week’s summary.

This week:

  • Installed hard wood floor
  • Set rebar for slab
  • Misc cabinet repairs

Next week:

  • Start hardwood install on stairwell
  • Schedule form survey
  • Structural engineer visit
  • Resolve permit issue
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Week ending 20 Nov. 2015

Ron Dahlke files this week’s summary:

This week:

  • Finished install of all interior doors, shelves and window trim
  • Installed kitchen countertops
  • Started paint prep on trim
  • Delivered flooring material
  • Delivered plumbing fixtures
  • Set forms for garage slab
  • Ordered backsplash tile

Next week

  • Continue on paint prep
  • Start floor install
  • Call in for layout inspection for garage slab
  • Start installing rebar in garage slab
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