Building a concrete bridge

I could not help myself from snapping this photo of these men working on a bamboo bridge under the concrete bridge. Old school bridge building

I can’t remember the last time I saw a concrete bridge being built, certainly not one where the concrete was hand mixed. You really need to enlarge the image to get a feel for the craftsmanship.

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Bathroom vapor barrier and electrical remodel

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Bathrooms are difficult to photograph without a doubt. The main issue in this bathroom was freezing supply lines to the sink and shower and a poor layout.  fairbanks alaska remodel contactor

And really, really, really ##$#%!#$ wiring.

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I made a 9′ counter that has ~6′ of open space between the sink and washer and dryer.  Perfect for diaper changing and folding clothes with storage below.kitchen counter Fairbanks Alaska

We also vapor barriered the old wall and built a 2×4 wet wall inside the exterior wall which now holds the breaker box in plane with the wall (see above for old set up) and gives us a place to run supply lines inside the vapor barrier.

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Again, not easy to photograph but you can see the new layout improves use of space.

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Note: Our bathroom remodels do include bathroom sinks, I just did not get a photo bc Monkeywrench Mechanical came and installed it after we left.

 

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Installation of an I-beam to carry load bearing wall into a living room addition

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Lets start in the kitchen looking out the window into the new addition…

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Window is out, wall is gone, I beam is prepped…gooooin’ up.

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We’ll come back and finish up once the sheetrock is painted and dry. Looking forward to finshing the grand island and trimming it out.

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Winterizing Fairbanks Alaska homes

Ask Straight Ahead Construction about increasing the insulation value of your Fairbanks, Alaska roof.

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Straight Ahead Construction also does window replacement and weatherization in Fairbanks, Alaska (not usually with chainsaws).

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We also replace and weatherize doors. Please contact us at (907)978-3344 or on Facebook, Google, or TwitterFairbanks AlaskaThanks for stopping in!


Poured concrete floors and radiant heat in Fairbanks, Alaska (Part 1)

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Foundation adjustment and home leveling on permafrost

Another home leveling, this time in North Pole, Alaska

54 pier blocks, 2 1/2 guys, 6 jacks, and time

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When we removed the lattice from the sides of the house we were in awe of the amount of over-cantilevering, if that word is allowed, and piers that did nothing.  Needless to say, we got in and leveled this North Pole home so it is ready sale.

 

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Small bathroom remodel in Fairbanks, Alaska 1980’s built home

 

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This 5′ X 6’10 3/4″ bathroom turned out really nice considering how it started. See for yourself!

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No point in posting before photos because they really don’t even look remotely the same mostly due to the nice color choices.

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