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Commercial Addition at BP Gas Station in Waukegan

Insulation is being done at the BP gas station on Belvidere in Waukegan

November 25, 2019

There is closed spray foam insulation on the exterior walls and the roof joists and batt insulation in the interior walls.

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Current Project NewsCommunity Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

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.

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Current Project NewsShalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

We are putting in a utility vault for the water tap at 260-274 W. North Ave in Addison

June 6, 2018

A utility vault is an underground room providing access to the water line and valves that are connected to the City main line  

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Commercial Facade Renovations for 969 Elmhurst in Des Plaines

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.

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Current Project NewsShalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Current Project NewsCommunity Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

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 pads for the dog kennels are done.

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Commercial Builders

Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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  ready to have the concrete trucks line up tomorrow.  

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Commercial Builders

Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Commercial Builders

New Commercial Facade for Teddy Rose and America's Custom Home Builders in Skokie

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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New Commercial Facade for Teddy Rose and America's Custom Home Builders in Skokie

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.

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New Commercial Facade for Teddy Rose and America's Custom Home Builders in Skokie

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.  

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Community Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

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.

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New Commercial Facade for Teddy Rose and America's Custom Home Builders in Skokie

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Community Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

The water service is done and setup inside the C.A.R.E. building.

October 3, 2017

The new water service is inside the building and we are back-filling where we ran the new water lines from the street to the building with stone.

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Community Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

Bringing the new water line from the main in the street to the building at 4927 Main St. Skokie

October 2, 2017

The concrete vault has been installed to protect the valve at the water main in the street, we have brought the water line to the building and are digging inside the building to install the new water line.  

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.  

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Community Animal Rescue Effort's new Shelter and Adoption center at 4927 Main in Skokie

We will be starting a commercial build out of an animal rescue facility in Skokie soon!

July 25, 2017

We will be building out an animal rescue and adoption facility for Community Animal Rescue Effort (C.A.R.E.) at their soon to be new location at 4927 Main St. in Skokie.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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Shalimar Plaza - 8 Commerical Store Build Outs

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.

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