From $9.95



Syndication

Statistics

Users
Total: 31,991
Visited Last 30 days: 109
Forum Messages
Total: 20,875
Last 30 days: 6
Forum Evaluations
Total: 24,158
Last 30 days: 0
Journal Entries
Total: 5,349
Last 30 days: 2
Connections
Total: 15,216
Last 30 days: 1
Downloads
Total: 85,219

Journals

Name
Tanglewood Colorado Springs, CO
117,013 Visits | 986 Posts | 2,544 Pix | 45 Videos
The-Last-Rodeo Angel Fire, NM
25,901 Visits | 271 Posts | 435 Pix | 4 Videos
E2custom
310 Visits | 4 Posts | 10 Pix | 0 Videos
draingrepairsnj
370 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
1860s-Texas-rehabnew... Boerne, TX
49,686 Visits | 44 Posts | 193 Pix | 0 Videos
medicareinsurance
410 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
Whiteheads-Marsh-Dom
374 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Tracispermits Patchogue, AL
410 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
MesaBarnHouse Mesa, AZ
2,110 Visits | 34 Posts | 52 Pix | 0 Videos
Vintage-Oaks-Cabin New Braunfels, TX
776 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Z-Oen Dayton, OH
541 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
washougalhome Washougal, WA
1,332 Visits | 22 Posts | 124 Pix | 0 Videos
MadeByMelissaPdByChr... Berea, KY
589 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Geosynthetic-Systems
613 Visits | 1 Posts | 1 Pix | 0 Videos
vanphuccity Ho Chi Minh, AL
627 Visits | 2 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
MCKAY-ICF-BUILD Oconomowoc, WI
612 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Car-Rentals-in-Udaip... Delhi, AL
652 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Art-Camacho New Braunfels, TX
1,383 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Quijada-project-Lake... Lake Havasu City, AZ
692 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
Port-Townsend-Build Sherman Oaks, CA
606 Visits | 1 Posts | 0 Pix | 0 Videos
See all journals...

Current Top-Rated Posters

RatingPosts
Sally0.001

Great website, I'm hooked. Thanks for all the work that you and the rest of the crew have done.
Jim in Beverly Beach, FL

Try one of our new Construction Bargain Strategies for free. Coupon code: CBS. One strategy could save you $1,000 or $10,000 or maybe $50,000 when you build or remodel.

Larry in Angel Fire, NM's Journal Entries


Click here to create your own construction journal.

Posted by Larry in Angel Fire, NM on 1/31/2017

We've been making good progress on the electric.  All of the runs on the second level were finished today, and Sandra has cut on and foamed nearly all of the receptacle boxes into the ICFs on both the second and third floors. Only, a few short runs on the third floor to do, but I need to finally finish the elevator shaft on that floor in order to do that.  I spent yesterday working on that, but have a bit more to do.  And I need to set the boxes for the lights in the great room.  That's going to take setting up scaffolding to get up to the 20' height. That's going to be a bit of a pain and take some time.  Ugh.


Photos

Not pretty, but will trim the orange foam before sheetrock goes on. When working with ICFs, you have to cut out the foam to run the electric and set boxes. It's a royal pain. The biggest issue is the depth of the foam that most manufacturers use is 2 1/2" to 2 5/8". Most electric boxes are deeper than that. Close but deeper. Have to search for boxes that fit best and then sometimes still have to chisel out of concrete beyond to get the box to fit. The flap on the box is screwed to a plastic web that is inbedded in the foam. Wires are inserted, you spray foam box to the wall. Turns out rock solid in the end. But still a pain.
Close up of the box setting



Login to Reply




Login to comment...
Copyright 1997-2019 Consensus Group Inc.