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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

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

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.

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.

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

June 1, 2018

Finished the flat work at our Addition in Skokie »

May 18, 2018

We poured the concrete sidewalks and patio slab.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

 

Excavation has begun at the addition on Kilbourn in Skokie »

April 4, 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

The interior demolition has started on our addition in Skokie »

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.

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

March 6, 2018

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 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.

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.

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.

 

 

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.

Demolition of the warehouse is done in Addison »

August 26, 2017

Starting Demolition on the warehouse on the commercial building in Addison »

August 18, 2017

The roof has been cut so that the demolition can begin to remove 1/2 of the existing warehouse to create 8 store fronts.

 

 

Adding Additional Steel Support to brace the roof in Addison »

August 17, 2017

We are adding additional steel supports to brace the wall and roof since we had to remove a column that was hidden in a wall that was demolished.

Interior demolition has started at the 8 storefront build outs in Addison! »

July 24, 2017

We have started to remove all the existing ceiling tiles, electrical conduits and HVAC duct work.

The Fire Sprinkler Service has been moved in Addison. »

July 18, 2017

We have moved the RPZ values and have made the new fire sprinkler water connections to the existing Shalimar banquet hall.

Move RPZ values from old sprinkler room to new sprinkler room at Shalimar Plaza »

July 14, 2017

We need to move the existing RPZ’s from the sprinkler room that will be demolished to the new sprinkler room location.

Moved Waterline for Existing Shalimar Banquet Hall »

June 19, 2017

We had to move the water line from the portion of the building that is being demolished to the new water/sprinkler room so that we can begin demolition.

 

Testing the Fire Sprinkler Water Service at Shalimar Plaza in Addison. »

June 16, 2017

Before we could turn on the new fire sprinkler service, we need to perform a water flush test and a chlorination test for the fire department.  The new fire sprinkler service is up and running.

Moving the fire sprinkler water service for the 8 store fronts in Addison. »

June 15, 2017

The existing fire sprinkler water service is in the portion of the building that we are demolishing.  We had to excavate and run a new water line to the new sprinkler room.

 

Announcing Shalimar Plaza – 8 Strip mall store fronts in Addison »

June 11, 2017

Construction to start soon!

 

We will be transforming the warehouse along North Ave into 8 store fronts in Addison. »

May 31, 2017

We will be cutting about 1/3 of the warehouse to make room for parking along North Ave.  We will have to move the Fire Protection water service from the section of the building that is going to be demolished.

Starting a new commercial project at Shalimar Banquets in Addision »

May 31, 2017

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