Shamrock Log Home Construction Day 1 - 14

This is a single story home 1664 sf. of heated space and features an 8ft. wide full length covered porch on the front including a 12ft. wide full length covered porch across the back.

Day 1 – 3

September 8th, Wednesday

Day 1 – Permits pulled at building department and scheduled footer inspection for tomorrow morning. All footers and pier pads dug out. Rebar installed and tied.

September 9th, Thursday

Day 2 – Received am footer inspection and passed. Poured all footers and pier pads.

September 10th, Friday

Day 3 – Scheduled Monday AM inspection for tie-beam and slab. Installed all block on crawlspace foundation including pier pads. Electricians onsite and set temporary electric pole for Monday’s inspection. 

Day 3
Day 3

Day 4

September 11th, Saturday

Day 4 – Cut out dirt and graded crawlspace to place 4″ slab after Mon. inspection. Finished placing rebar in tie-beam.

Day 4
Day 4

Day 5

September 12th, Sunday

Day 5 – Sprayed with the water truck and compacted to grade. Applied soil pest control treatment. Installed plastic sheathing to 4″ slab area. Ready for tomorrow’s AM inspection.

Day 5
Day 5
Day 5

Day 6

September 13th, Monday

Day 6 – 9:30 Inspection with Building Department on the slab, block cells, piers and tie- beam passed. Pumped concrete and filled block cells, piers, and tie-beams. Set all strapping and j-bolts. Poured 4″ slab inside of crawlspace.

Day 6
Day 6
Day 6

Day 7

September 14th, Tuesday

Day 7 – 1st-floor system materials and crew’s tool trailer delivered today.
Trimming tree branches overhanging home.

Day 7
Day 7

Day 8

September 15th, Wednesday

Day 8 – Crew onsite building floor system.

Day 8
Day 8
Day 8

Day 9

September 16th, Thursday

Day 9 – Crew completed floor system and ready for tomorrows AM inspection. Received covered porch materials.

Day 9
Day 9
Day 9

Day 10

September 17th, Friday

Day 10 – Waited till 1:30 for sub-floor framing inspection and release of temp. electric. Everything passed. Installed and completed sub-floor sheathing.

Day 10
Day 10
Day 10

Day 11

September 18th, Saturday

Day 11 – Worked on decks for front and back covered porches.

Day 11
Day 11

Day 12

September 19th, Sunday

Day 12 – No work today.

Day 13

September 20th, Monday

Day 13 – Installed decking to the front covered porch. Received forklift and unloaded two truckloads of logs and post materials. Organized placement of materials and started laying logs.

Day 13
Day 13
Day 13
Day 13

Day 14

September 21st, Tuesday

Day 14 – Crew stacking logs.

Day 14
Day 14