Thursday, June 29, 2006

June 29

Only if the rain would stop!! The masons are just about done, if the rain holds out they should be done tomorrow. First set of trusses will be delivered tomorrow, but won't be put up until next week.. The new utility poles have been installed and the lines should be moved over to the taller ones soon.

It sure will be nice to have the roof on so the work doesn't have to stop for rain...

Have a great Fourth!

Thursday, June 22, 2006

June 22 Update

Well, it's worth a drive-by! The exterior walls are up! We had people coming into the shelter today saying they just couldn't believe that the walls only took one day to build. But the truth is that they have been building them for the last week, but they just laid them flat on the foundation; a crane came today to lift them into place..

The roof will start taking shape next Thursday, it will take about a week to get the rafters up. The interior walls won't be done until the roof is complete.

I ordered the mason dog runs today, they sure are going to look nice. You can click here to see what they are going to look like. The fronts of the kennels will be 1/2 safety glass with a stainless steel gate. They should be here in September.

Enjoy the photos, I sure enjoyed taking them!

Don't forget, you can click on the photo to view a large image.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

June 15

The heavy rain slowed them down a bit yesterday, but they have been busy today. The kennel wall is starting to take shape and the outside walls are getting done. I think the plan is to make all the walls and stack them, then once the outside walls are complete they will raise them. So maybe next week the walls will be up!

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

June 12 Update

The sun in shining and the ground is dry and that is good for construction! Matt and his crew from Pride Floors finish the work on the garage floor. The mason started his work in the dog rooms and will be busy for sometime. The crew from R & R construction started too, so you will be seeing walls soon!!

If you go to the Chamber's Business-to-Business Show on Thursday please stop by our booth and chat with some of our Board Members. I hope to see some of you at our Golf Tournament on Friday, it's is going to be a beautiful day! Donna tells me there are still a few slots available; if you are interested in playing you can call Donna at 786-4713.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

June 6

Well, it looks like they won't be starting the construction of the walls till next week. So if you drive by it maybe a bit quiet this week. The mason maybe there working, the wall between the front and back dog kennels is block as well as the dog isolation room. So we may have a few walls started this week after all, that is if the mason can come out to start.

No new photos so I thought it would be nice to highlight one of our dogs looking for a new home. His name is Chuck and you can find more info on him here:

Monday, June 05, 2006

June 5 Update

The dog rooms have a floor! Thanks to the nicer weather this morning the floor in the dog rooms were poured today. The garage will need to wait.. Matt's crew worked very hard to make sure the floors would drain properly. It looks good.

Plywood was delivered today which will be put on the floor in the lobby and classroom areas where it will be stained and sealed. They want to make sure the concrete isn't damaged while the construction is going on. They still plan to start the walls this week.

Friday, June 02, 2006

June 2 Update

Busy, Busy... The water line has been installed, so at least we know we'll have water. The drains in the dog runs have been completed, the insulation under the dog runs and the coils for the radiant heat have been installed. The dogs are going to be happy on those cold winter days..

The floor for the dog rooms and garage will be poured on Monday. Matt Scott from Pride Floors will have 10 men working on the project to make sure the floors are pitched correctly.. We don't want the water flowing away from the drains!

R & R Construction will be starting the framing on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, Can't wait to see the walls going up!

Have a good weekend...