A group of volunteers from Wayfair came out to remove the foundation forms and insulate it. They worked tirelessly with a wonderful team spirit. We can’t thank Wayfair’s employees who joined us at Fischer Village enough for their efforts.
Several volunteers gathered for what would be our first of 6 all volunteer foundation pours. In the past we used to subcontract this out. Inflation and the desire to have more opportunities for volunteers, doing the foundation this way was financially advantageous for our project. It did help that one of our volunteers, the Master … Read more
AmeriCorps Ben and Construction Manager prepare the foundation for the two day intensive training for volunteers. But first they had to work together placing the membrane and rebar perfectly. Their training included: finishing protocols, tools and techniques plus the all important safety measures when working on the job site. This gave the volunteers a snapshot … Read more
With building permit in hand, we spared no time to form up what will become the first tandem home at Fischer Village. Next step…Construction Manager John and AmeriCorps Ben will work come together to do more before we gather volunteers for a two day training session on pouring a concrete foundation.
It’s true, we can unequivocally say that we have the first of 6 building permits. It was quite a process to acquire this mighty piece of paper. So many stops and starts including a global pandemic were just some of the trials and tribulations to get here. But we’re HERE, finally here! Let’s Build the … Read more
July 12, 2022, Our very first of many inspections commenced over our temp power poles, incoming electrical service, under slab plumbing and electrical PLUS, the one inspection some of us might have lost sleep over: zoning and setbacks. All inspections were passed. We begin slab work tomorrow and will be all ready for the foundation … Read more