Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Day 41: Electrical, Framing and Waterproofing
I'm going to apologize in advance for not being able to take any pictures today. I'll get some tomorrow and come back and post them.
We had our Electrical inspection and passed with flying colors. Not sure who managed that project but they did a great job. ;-)
The electricians had a few things to do this morning that they couldn't do yesterday because the framers had to do a few things but the knocked it out before the inspector showed up. I was there during the inspection and it went very smooth.
There were a couple things that they won't be able to do until final (i.e. under cabinet lighting, island outlets, etc.)but for the most part they are done.
The framers finished their final punch list (inside and outside) and really did a great job.
The waterproofing crew was out and finalized their job. They basically put a vapor barrier that ran from the bottom of the sheathing, over the rim joists and sill plates and down onto the foundation. It was like a rubber mat with tar and adhesive. The sealed sealed every hole the plumbers, electricians and HVAC crew made.
The roofers finally came out and finished installing the sleeves over the vent lines in the roof. Our house is officially water/weather tight.
Gas Pipe Inspection tomorrow (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)
Framing and Heating Inspection tomorrow (Wednesday, May 29, 2013)
If the above inspections pass we could have insulation installed as early as Thursday, maybe Friday. We will have our Pre-Drywall inspection after they install insulation. This will depend on all of the above. I'm hoping next week is Dry Wall week and they are done by the end of the week. We'll see.
I'm not sure when drywall will be delivered yet. I will ask my PM. I spoke to him twice today but it was in regards to the electrical and framing above. I didn't want to get too far ahead. It was also Production Meeting Tuesday.
We should get a final completion date at our Pre-Dry wall, so I'm really hoping the early finishes and later starts even each other out and it doesn't push us too far off target.