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“The 100 Day Turnkey” Shamrock Log Home Construction

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Complete Log Home Turnkey Construction Documentary including photo’s outlining every aspect of building a Log Home from start to finish. Features all subcontractor trades from log home contractors, the foundation to metal roof. This was designed to help future owners wanting to build a log home understand the many steps and to be better prepared.

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.

The Photo’s below will outline construction from start to finishing including timelines

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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Day 7

September 14th, Tuesday

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

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Day 8

September 15th, Wednesday

Day 8 – Crew onsite building floor system.

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Day 9

September 16th, Thursday

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

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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.

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Day 11

September 18th, Saturday

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

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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.

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Day 14

September 21st, Tuesday

Day 14 – Crew stacking logs.

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