Building Permanent Supportive Housing 101: Step 1 – Site Preparation

Building Permanent Supportive Housing 101: Step 1 – Site Preparation

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Puts things into perspective with a CAT in the background

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First order of business is to test the soil conditions

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Soil testing drilling rig under the Raffi’s careful supervision

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Core samples taken at various depths to determine soil conditions

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HUGE tree that was growing between the two property line fences

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Bobcat arrives to start demolition

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First things first – the HUGE tree

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Gas Company arrives to disconnect service

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Figures the service would be across the street and under a parked car

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Cooperative neighbors helped move the car so digging could commence

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Jake was ready to help!

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Safety first!

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Big boy toys

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Messing around with Mikey

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Demolition took one week from start to finish

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Beginning to dig into the roof

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Big mess…

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Time to clean up…

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The concrete foundation is the hardest to demolish

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Took 9 dumpsters in all to remove everything

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Big, noisy earth movers

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The tire is as big as he is

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Removing the stump of the HUGE tree

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Grading completed in three days

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Surveying graded site for site utilities, site wall and foundation

2017-05-29T05:28:26+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Design For The Future, Modern Architcture, Uncategorized|