Semi-Detached Duplex (Shell) - Dumaguete Dream Homes


semi detached home construction

Over the past 3 weeks since the last update, things have really moved along at the Casa Alexandria Semi Detached Home Construction


On the floor, we first roughed in all the plumbing pipes and electrical conduits, then we back-filled and compacted. After compaction we laid out and tied our 10mm reinforcing steel matting. Once that was complete, we poured our floor slab on grade.

We tied all our 16mm rebar for the columns and made sure that any plumbing or electrical that need to be in them was finished. We then formed and poured all our columns.

While doing the columns our masons got to work on the walls, and over the course of the past few weeks have set most of the ground floor walls in place.

Currently we are working on tying all re-bar for the first floor suspended beams and floor slab, the preparing all the forms. Once complete we start roughing in all plumbing and electrical that will  be buried in the floor slab.

This Casa Alexandria Semi Detached Duplex is shaping up very nicely.

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home construction update feb 15th - dauin duplex

Home Construction Update Feb 15th – Dauin Semi-Detached Duplex

We started home construction of this 2 story 2 unit semi-detached house in late January, and things are going well so far.

After laying out the building, we dug appropriately 1 1/2 meters down to start our footings and foundations. Being on sandy soil, we went a little deeper than normal, beefed up all our structural pads and columns and incorporated tie-beams into the building base.

Once the footings were in we proceeded to the columns and at the same time laid out all our necessary plumbing roughing on the first floor. We then put in the proper steel matting for the floor and poured our slabs.

We are now working on the forming for the second floor beams.


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