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Nelson Star Article

Here is a recent article about our Rosemont Park project from the Nelson Star. http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/176638201.html  

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Clay Brick Production and Installation.

In the last image you can see that the final look of the infill technique compared to the brick wall is quite different.  The face of the brick wall will be roughed up with tool before applying the natural plaster…

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Spiral Concrete Construction

We started building a public washroom facility for the city of Nelson. The project was initially proposed to the city of Nelson by the Cascadia Green Building Council. Local architects and engineers volunteered their design expertise to come up with…

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Castlegar Remodel

Our winter project this year was a complete remodel and addition to a 50’s style bungalow in Castlegar, BC. The clients needed much more storage space, a new main bathroom, a new kitchen and a new bathroom and bedroom in…

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Accessibility Ramp Post and Beam Construction

We recently had the opportunity to build a covered wheel chair access ramp for the Kootenay Kids Society, a local non profit organization providing essential services and programming for both parents and children. Fairbank Architects of Nelson, BC designed the…

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Exterior Finishing

Our last project of the summer and fall was an entire exterior finishing job on a custom timber frame home. We used beveled cedar siding, cedar trim and fascia, and pine soffits stained with Landark original finish.  We also installed…

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Kitchen Installation

It has been a busy summer for us. I did install one more kitchen in a timber frame home, that turned out nice. The cabinets were vertical grain fir finish to complement the timber structure. We used Paperstone for the…

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Slocan Cottage Final Details

The house in Slocan is now complete. The final inspection was over one month ago. We are working on a few custom millwork pieces for an entertainment centre at the moment. The landscaping will be done over the next year…

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Finishing

We are at the final stages of finishing work. I am waiting on a few panels for the final kitchen installation, but you can see what it looks like. We used Paperstone counter tops. I got it from the Building…

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Siding and Rainscreen

Siding installation is well under way. We are fortunate here in the West Kootenays to have access to some excellent cedar bevelled siding. I got this siding from Perry Ridge Panelling, which is about 15 minutes away from the site.…

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Drywall Installation

The drywall has been completed, all walls are primed and ceilings are painted. Once the framing inspection was done by the local building inspector, we went directly into drywall because all of the insulation is within the Structural Insulated Panels.…

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Blower Door Test

We performed the initial pre drywall blower door test last Friday. The blower door test is a big part of the energuide rating system, which in turn is a requirement under Built Green Canada. What’s a blower door test? The…

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