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Inner Wall From AAC Blocks For Pump Room

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Last home remodeling works are carried out for this end, in today's article - final inner wall from aac blocks, for auxiliary room, where right now just pump is stored in the corner, but it's planned to install a boiler and washing machine at this part of house soon. See: Connecting The Dots - Water Pipe And Pump Installation Pump room I made foundation for inner wall few days ago, also see how we demolished old walls here: Demolishing Inner Walls To Build AAC Block Walls First row of…


Demolishing Inner Walls To Build AAC Block Walls

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In today's home remodeling series a story how I continued to build a bathroom and how we demolished an inner wall to later rebuild it from scratch, again with aac blocks. Let's start with what we got: Wall to be demolished All major tasks for this Summer (2016) have been done, what's left - to rebuild two inner walls, one for bathroom, second for pump room. In above picture - pump room. Demolishing guy Edgars helped a lot this Summer, he is my demolishing guy today. Wall being…


Fall Through The Ceiling, Dig a Trench Around Foundations, Stone Wall Concreting

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Think I have written about all topics mentioned in title already? You are right, I indeed have, see: Digging a trench around existing foundation, Stone Wall Concreting. But that's just for the other part of house, now we are mowing to other side and repeating most of the works we did on opposite side - we will remove old log walls and replace them with aac blocks, but before that there is still some need to perform preparation works. So what about falling through the ceiling? Yes, indeed,…


The Last Row of Aerated Concrete Blocks Masonry

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Now, it was pretty easy to build first six rows of wall from aerated concrete blocks, see Constructing Wall From AAC blocks + Finishing Foundation Concreting Works for Bathroom, Another Day, Another Wall and Lintel Installation & First Coffee Break. For today's task it was to add last row of aerated concrete blocks, prior to that a  Wall and supporting beams Before adding the last row of aerated concrete blocks I made final strengthening of the upper beams. Pile of aerated concrete…


Lintel Installation & First Coffee Break

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If you have been following my blog and in particular home remodeling series you are already familiar with our construction works at our rural country house we started back in 2015.  In the Summer 2016 we started another major reconstruction project - demolished old log walls for bricklaying new aerated concrete walls, I have been documenting most of the construction works on blog. In today's home remodeling series  - installing a lintel and enjoying first coffee break at upcoming bathroom (we…


Another Day, Another Wall

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Today was another lovely day to excel a little bit as a constructor. Today we continued to construct walls from aac blocks. It's fun, easy, like everyone could do this. As long as you keep it all leveled. See part 1 Remove a Wall to Finish Foundation Concreting and part 2 Constructing Wall From AAC blocks + Finishing Foundation Concreting Works for Bathroom Bricklaying aac blocks Today we are going to finish the end wall and construct four rows on front wall. We are building a bathroom…


Constructing Wall From AAC blocks + Finishing Foundation Concreting Works for Bathroom

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In today's home remodeling series we are continuing to build bathroom from scratch. The other day we removed walls and finished foundation concreting works for one part of house, today we re going to start construct first wall and finish foundation works for another wall, yes still some wall demolition works involved for today.  A few days ago construction materials arrived and today it was just a a matter of tools and two men power (I had a helping hands) to start some actual works for…


Construction Materials Arrives (aerated concrete blocks and other goodies)

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That day finally came - construction materials arrived.  We paused our construction works for about a month, because of a simple reason - lack of funds, or more precisely slow bank transfers, we did spent a lovely July harvesting mushrooms and even spent three days traveling around neighboring Lithuania to celebrate my birthday. One thing made me worried - it was already second half of August and we still hadn't started works on rebuilding walls for our old log house. Haven't I mentioned - we…


Beam Strengthening on Stone Wall - Building Bathroom from Scratch - Part 3

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The never ending story with my adventures on home remodeling and building a bathroom continues. In todays part 3 I will tell you a brief photo story how I strengthened a beam on the stone wall. See part 1 and learn more how I actually concreted this stone wall, while in part 2 see how we actually installed first bearing beams above bathroom ceiling. I'm of course talking not only about bathroom, but about a stronger and stable house as well (as bathroom will be built later into this space)…