We got Evans Construction in the house and boy have they hit this house with a double whammy. In just one week we have just about all the containers framed out and......wait for it.....a ROOF on the containers. Just awesome to see so much progress everyday, these guys take no prisoners.
The Hardy Panels are installed in the upper level containers, these puppies weigh a ton, no idea how the guys got them up there.
A shot mid-framing of the containers. The exterior Hardy Panels are larger so are built a little different. You can see the windows framed out where we need to cut the containers out to match.
As I sat in my office this week everytime I peaked out of the window, BOOM, there was more wall up, or more roof.
You might remember Mike and his team from Evans Construction and HERE, they came to help with the ICF block construction and were amazing. It was the start of summer and the temps were over 100F some days and there they were in the direct sun the whole time and worked like fiends without stopping. Well they are back to help us finish the framing part of the project and these poor containers didn't see this team coming.
The whole team up on the roof getting the fascia board installed on the edges. We went with the concrete fiber-board, which will last forever with no maintenance.
The roof over the containers is pretty much done and we have been so lucky with some fabulous sunny weather. The temps at the beginning of the week were frigid, for Northern California, but have warmed up considerably and is now a balmy 62F which makes life so nic
Now that roof framing is up they are finishing the steel stud framing to meet the roof line on the east, west and south sides. There are four windows that go in the south wall.
And on the west side, the door side of the containers, the framing and Hardi Panels will go in tomorrow.
Once the west side is framed we can get the insulation guy, George from Spray Foam Energy Solutions, to come in and start insulating the containers and the roof.
Stairs are being completed at RT Mobile in their shop and I am working on finishing all the sanding and oiling of the wood mezzanine, my arms vibrate even when I am asleep, it is non-stop but I got a new Makita sander that is fantastic, so I am armed with 3 different kinds of sanders, bordering on professional at this point.....