Sunday, February 8, 2009

Moving Right Along

Since Christmas, work has been going full tilt on the rough plumbing and electrical. Gas lines have also been run, so now we're waiting for the utility companies to connect us.

We've also had the stucco contractor applying the building paper, flashings and rainscreen strapping. Once drywall is installed, the stucco can proceed. The cedar siding will proceed as soon as we've had a chance to review bids.

Here are a few pictures showing the exterior progress. The first is viewed from the back lane.

West Elevation looking towards 23rd Street. The entry to the rear unit is visible to the left.

The East elevation looking towards 23rd Street.

The North elevation.

South elevation viewed from 23rd Street.
South elevation viewing the front court area in front of the suite.

Penthouse at roof deck looking North.

Interior shot of the rear unit Living Room, showing the fireplace.

I think that once the stucco and cedar are up, it'll really look good. Hopefully, we'll have the exterior work done by the middle of March. It will depend on when the utilities get hooked up and we can start drying out the interior. Once the wood reaches a moisture content of less than 19%, vapour barrier and drywall can go up. Once the drywall is up, stucco can proceed.