Tag Archives: Pete Janovich

Working with a Crane

The heavy rains yesterday were depressing as we thought of working with a crane today.  Fortunately, we enjoyed a dry and sunny day! We had four tasks for the crane, and we completed them all.  Our crane operator today was Jose Melendez, and he continued to show why we like working with West Coast Cranes:  He was safe, knowledgable, expeditious […]

Assembling Our SIP Wall

We had a several tasks going in parallel today with one delayed until tomorrow.  The tasks on the critical path were progressing as planned, so our overall timeline remains intact. The one task that was delayed was picking up the beams from Watsonville.  The beams could not be ready by noon today, as planned.  Fortunately, […]

Preparing for SIPs

A number of project elements (tasks) are going to come together in the next week so we can start assembling our SIPs. We now have an integrated and feasible short-term plan that will see our house rising out of the ground decisively by the end of March.  The next week should be interesting to see […]

Placing 48 Hollow Core Concrete Panels

We placed 48 hollow core concrete panels this morning.  The first panel was lifted from the truck at 8:10 am and the last panel was put in place less than 4 hours later at 12:01 pm. Also, Bryan met with a neighbor that needs a home for some virgin dirt, located only a few blocks […]