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Removing the old foundation on our spec house at 511 N. Branch in Glenview »

November 9, 2018

Demolition has begun for our spec house in Glenview »

November 8, 2018

Construction fencing is up and demolition will begin soon at our spec house in Glenview »

October 19, 2018

We are cleaning the brush around the house on Branch in Glenview. »

October 18, 2018

We have cut the trees and removed the bushes around the house before we start demolition.

The tile work has begun at our addition in Skokie »

October 5, 2018

Drywall has been hung, taped and primed at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

August 27, 2018

Masonry work and landscaping done at our addition in Skokie »

August 21, 2018

The exterior facade is complete on Elmhurst Rd in Des Plaines »

August 20, 2018

Community Animal Rescue Efforts has been completed and is ready for Adoptions in Skokie »

August 16, 2018

The Address is 4927 Main Street in Skokie.

The exterior signs and lights are up on the Animal Rescue on Main St. in Skokie »

August 4, 2018

New Commercial Salon Build out will be starting soon in Addison »

July 30, 2018

We will be starting the build out of the Hollywood Trendz Hair & Spa at their new location in Shalimar Plaza in Addison.

New roof over front door at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

July 18, 2018

The owners have decided they want an roof overhang over the front door.

We are using Closed Cell spray foam insulation at Kilbourn in Skokie »

July 17, 2018

Drywall work is done at our commercial facade on Elmhurst Rd in Des Plaines »

July 11, 2018

Starting to access the damage and start the restoration process after the fire in Skokie »

June 28, 2018

The fire started in the kitchen and spread.  The first step was to call Simon at Rainbow Restoration in Skokie to have him come in to find out what of the personal belongings could be salvaged.

Spray foam insulation was used in the exterior walls at the commercial job in Des Plaines »

June 29, 2018

A solar hot water system was installed at the Animal Rescue in Skokie »

June 25, 2018

The solar system should roughly produce 200 gallons of hot water per day or 80,000 gallons per year.  Since animal rescue facilities use so much hot water this will help with saving heating costs.

 

 

 

 

 

Soon we will be starting repairs on this fire damaged house in Skokie »

June 25, 2018

From the outside you can’t tell that this house has had a fire.

The front door awning is going up at C.A.R.E. on Main St in Skokie »

June 20, 2018

The metal roof has been installed on the commercial facade in Des Plaines »

June 15, 2018

We are preparing the basement walls for insulation at the addition in Skokie »

June 1, 2018

The EIFS is done at the Commercial job on Elmhurst in Des Plaines »

June 1, 2018

We have installed EIFS ( Exterior Insulation and Finish System) on the exterior of the facade and gave it a stucco like texture.  Next step will be to install the metal roof.

 

The counter tops and laundry room sink have been installed at C.A.R.E. animal rescue in Skokie »

May 23, 2018

Finished the flat work at our Addition in Skokie »

May 18, 2018

We poured the concrete sidewalks and patio slab.

Windows are installed on the Commercial facade in Des Plaines »

May 18, 2018

We installed new Pella Impervia line fiberglass commercial windows.  We are ready to start the stucco.

New Water Service for our addition in Skokie »

May 16, 2018

We have to bring a new water line in from the City main to the house for the addition.

Patio slab and side walks are being prepped at our addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

May 10, 2018

We are putting down the stone and wire mesh to prep the patio slab prior to pouring the concrete along with prepping the sidewalks.

Architectural Shingles are being installed on the Roof at Kilbourn in Skokie »

May 8, 2018

The cabinets are being installed at our commercial job on Main St. in Skokie »

May 2, 2018

Dogs and cats are being painted on the new mural at the animal shelter in Skokie »

April 25, 2018

Roof framing at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

April 27, 2018

Framing the roof at Kilbourn in Skokie »

April 24, 2018

Framing of the new addition has begun at our addition in Skokie »

April 21, 2018

The sub floor has been built on top of the foundation wall and the wall and roof framing can begin.

Interior Framing of the existing house has begun on the addition in Skokie »

April 17, 2018

The rough carpentry has been completed on the commercial facade »

April 17, 2018

Pouring the slab at the addition on Kilbourn »

April 17, 2018

Getting the base prepared for the slab to be poured at the addition in Skokie »

April 13, 2018

There is a thick layer of stone followed by the plastic and then a wire mesh on top.  This is the base for the concrete slab.

Foundation walls are being damp proofed at the addition in Skokie »

April 12, 2018

The forms are being removed on the foundation walls and the exterior walls are being damp proofed.

The catios will have a grid with wire mesh on top at our Commerical Animal Rescue project »

April 11, 2018

A ceiling grid is being installed and then a wire mesh will be zip tied to the grid to keep the cat’s in their catios.

The drop ceiling grid and tiles are being installed at the animal rescue in Skokie »

April 11, 2018

Foundation walls have been poured at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

April 11, 2018

Installing roof felt paper at the commercial facade in Des Plaines »

April 11, 2018

The crawlspace foundation walls are framed at addition in Skokie »

April 10, 2018

The forms have been set and we are ready to pour the concrete for the foundation walls at Kilbourn.

The doors are being installed on the catios at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

April 9, 2018

Working on the exterior of the facade at our commercial project »

April 7, 2018

We are wrapping the exterior of the facade with densglass fiberglass mat sheeting and will then put two layers of tyvek wrap to protect the exterior walls.

Footings have been framed and poured at our addition in Skokie »

April 6, 2018

We have poured the footings for the crawlspace addition and have covered the footings with blankets to protect it from the elements.

 

The concrete is being poured for the dog kennel floors at the animal shelter build out »

April 5, 2018

The concrete floor in the dog kennels will slope to the trench drains to make cleaning very easy.

We have begun to frame the exterior wall for the new facade in Des Plaines »

April 5, 2018

We have started to frame the walls for the new enclosed 2nd floor walkway.

The Catio’s are being constructed at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

April 4, 2018

The catios are the rooms where the cats will be kept until they are adopted.

Excavation has begun at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

April 4, 2018

The main floors have been polished at Community Animal Rescue Effort in Skokie »

April 3, 2018

Interior demolition has been completed at our addition in Skokie »

March 30, 2018

We have completed the interior demolition and are now ready to start framing the interior.

The exterior demolition has begun at our addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

March 29, 2018

Demolition has started on the commercial facade on Elmhurst in Des Plaines »

March 28, 2018

The demolition has started and the framing materials are being delivered for the new facade at 969 Elmhurst.

The interior demolition has started on our addition in Skokie »

March 27, 2018

Grinding the concrete Floors before applying epoxy at C.A.R.E. »

March 27, 2018

Removing fireproofing from the bar joists and roof decking at commercial project »

March 26, 2018

We are going to be starting an addition on Kilbourn in Skokie! »

March 24, 2018

Scraping the old fire spray at our commercial job in Addison »

March 20, 2018

The old fire spray is falling off the joists so we are removing it all and will spray new cementitious fireproofing.

The Facade work has been completed at Teddy Rose and America’s Custom Home Builders. »

March 20, 2018

Interior Concrete work at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

March 9, 2018

The concrete pad has been poured in the mechanical room for the water heaters and the concrete pad for the dog kennels are done.

Ready for priming at our Animal Rescue commercial build out in Skokie »

March 8, 2018

The taping and mudding has been done and we can prime the new walls.

We are backfilling the grade beam with gravel at our commercial job in Addison! »

March 6, 2018

We have started to drywall the Community Animal Rescue Effort new facility. »

March 5, 2018

There has been additional insulation added between some of the walls for sound proofing.

Planned Commercial Facade Renovations at 969 Elmhurst Rd in Des Plaines to start soon »

March 5, 2018

We will be starting a new project to change the facade of this building to enclose the 2nd floor walk way in the next couple of weeks.

New Spec Home at 511 N. Branch in Glenview coming Soon! »

February 25, 2018

We are in the process of purchasing this 2/3’s of an acre lot in Golf Acres.  We will share elevations and plans shortly.

The forms have been removed and the grade beam is starting to cure in Addison »

February 23, 2018

We are pouring the concrete for the grade beam at Shalimar Plaza in Addison »

February 22, 2018

The Spec Home has been sold and the new owners have moved in. »

February 22, 2018

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The grade beam is ready for concrete at our commercial job in Addison! »

February 19, 2018

We have put up the concrete forms and have laid all of the rebar and are ready to have the concrete trucks line up tomorrow.

The grade beam footing has been poured in Addison »

February 14, 2018

The footings are being framed for the grade beam at our commercial job in Addison. »

February 13, 2018

The grade beam is a reinforced concrete beam that sits on the caissons to spread the load of the building.  This footing gives the grade beam something level to sit on.

The fire sprinkler system piping is being installed at C.A.R.E. »

February 13, 2018

We have finished framing the walls and doors at Community Animal Rescue Effort in Skokie »

February 8, 2018

The catio’s have also been framed.

The Drywall and Drop ceilings are done at Teddy Rose Hair Salon & Day Spa on Oakton in Skokie »

February 3, 2018

The ceiling has been finished along with the lighting and heating ducts.

We have started the heating and A/C duct work at C.A.R.E. in Skokie. »

January 31, 2018

We are putting a roofing membrane on the parapet wall! »

January 30, 2018

We are installing a roofing membrane on the parapet wall to protect the commercial building from water penetrating the roof.

The framing of the new facade has been completed! »

January 30, 2018

We are framing the new store fronts for Teddy Rose and America’s Custom Homes! »

January 29, 2018

We are framing the parapet walls and new store fronts for Teddy Rose and America’s Custom Home Builders.

The dog kennels have been built at our commercial animal shelter build out. »

January 25, 2018

We have built the walls for the dog kennels for the Adoption Center at C.A.R.E. in Skokie.

We are installing caisson piers for added support at Shalimar Plaza in Addison. »

January 23, 2018

We had to drill 12 feet down in the ground, install a lot of rebar and then pour concrete to give the front of the building the necessary support.

The concrete has been poured over the underground plumbing at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

January 9, 2018

The concrete has been patched after the underground plumbing work had been done.

The underground plumbing work as begun at Community Animal Rescue Effort’s in Skokie »

January 5, 2018

The underground plumbing for the sinks and trench drains around the dog kennels has been started.

Our Spec House at 937 Echo Lane in Glenview is under Contract! »

December 30, 2017

We are closing at the end of January.

New Glass block windows have been installed at the Community Animal Rescue Effort in Skokie »

December 22, 2017

Interior Framing for the Commerical facades on Oakton in Skokie! »

December 17, 2017

We had to add additional support to the current roof joists to support the new store fronts for Teddy Rose and America’s Custom Home Builders.

New Dog Exercise Area and garbage enclosure fencing at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

December 8, 2017

Demo has begun in creating a new look for Teddy Rose and ACH! »

December 8, 2017

We have had the ceiling tiles and drywall removed along to get prepared for adding additional support to the front on the building to support a new facade and parapet wall.

 

The spec home has been completed in Glenview and is back listed on the market! »

November 28, 2017

We have installed the new flat roof on Shalimar Plaza in Addison. »

November 24, 2017

The existing roof was torn off and a new TPO flat roof was installed on the new strip mall.

 

 

We will be starting a new Commercial Facade Project in Skokie »

November 14, 2017

We will be giving Teddy Rose Hair Salon and Day Spa and America’s Custom Home Builders a new look over the next few months.

The parking lot is done at our commercial job in Skokie »

November 15, 2017

The parking lot has been paved and the parking lot strips have been painted.  Now we w need to wait at least 7 days before driving on the new asphalt.

We are paving the parking lot at C.A.R.E. in Skokie »

November 15, 2017

Temporary Shoring is needed before we can go forward with excavation at Shalimar Plaza »

October 25, 2017

We have added temporary shoring at each end of the warehouse and are adding additional lateral support to the outside walls before we can excavate.

The 2nd Porch has been completed at Western Ave. in Chicago! »

October 16, 2017

The granite and quartz has been installed in the bathrooms at Echo in Glenview »

October 13, 2017

We have installed the Closet Systems at our New Construction at Echo in Glenview »

October 11, 2017

The concrete work has been completed at Community Animal Rescue Efforts, Inc. in Skokie! »

October 6, 2017

The Kitchen Cabinets have been installed at our Spec House In Glenview »

October 6, 2017

The curbs have been framed at our commercial job in Skokie »

October 5, 2017

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