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Mrs Claudia Brandt

Convert two ensuite bedrooms in house and garage / scullery into bachelor flatlets for letting purposes
- New double glazed Aluminium windows and new door to flat 3.
Break out existing timber windows and fit new aluminim including new pivet door. Make good plaster patching to reveals and cills and paint with plaster primer.
- Flat one convert garage/scullery
Break down dividing wall between garage and scullery and remove existing ceiling and wall and floor tiles.
Break up portion of screed and rescreed floors for future laminate flooring. Build internal walls for new ensuite with door frame for future door.
Plumb for sewer, waste and water supply for shower, basin,drop in sink and WC and fitting new sanitary ware and taps. Includes for 12 meter new soil drains from the back of the garage to the front, which included lifting and relaying portion of driveway paving.
Electrical installation of new 3 plugs to kitchenette and 2 plugs to bedroom area.
Plaster new brick walls and skim walls internally and prepare for painting. Fit new skimmed gypsum ceilings. Plaster prime raw plaster, skimming and ceilings. Kitchenette cupboards installed by others.
One tile splash back tiling to kitchen top and tiling floor of ensuite and walls floor to ceiling.
Paint walls and ceilings internally with paint supplied by client. Lay new laminate flooring supplied by Client
- Flat 2 Entrance adjacent to flat one
Strip and renovate existing ensuite and kitchen and replace shower, basin and Wc and new drop in basin.
Electrical installation of new 3 plugs to kitchenette and 2 plugs to bedroom area
Kitchenette cupboards installed by others.
One tile splash back tiling to kitchen top and tiling floor of ensuite and walls floor to ceiling.
Paint walls and ceilings internally with paint supplied by client. Lay new laminate flooring supplied by Client
- Flat 3 New Entrance at the back of the house
Remove portion of cupboard for new kitchenette cupboards. Plaster and skim two walls and paint with plaster primer
Plumbing and waste for new drop in basin. Existing ensuite not changed.
Electrical installation of new 3 plugs to kitchenette and 2 plugs to bedroom area
Kitchenette cupboards installed by others.
One tile splash back tiling to kitchen top. and tiling floor of ensuite and walls floor to ceiling.
Paint walls and ceilings internally with paint supplied by client
External works
Lay new cobble paving layed from the side of flat one to the back court yard and  then along the back to the new entrance to flat 3.New timber fencing on the right side boundary of flat 1 to the back boundary of the back court yard. New table mountain stone chips with cobble edging to create parking for three cars in old garden area.
Painting house externally
Clean and sand walls and paint wall externally complete with two costs paint supplied by the owner.

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Reza Ajam - Thornton

Remove Creepers and Reconstruct existing Patio Pergola to fit new Ceiling.  With insulation and Painting and Installation of New electrical Downlighters.  Replace steel windows with new Aluminium Windows.

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George House - Pinelands

- Remedial work
Repairs of extensive cracks in walls because the house was built of fill. Reinforcing of roof over TV room and dining room to line up roof tiles and new ceiling to this area to match existing. Painting and make good.
Addition of new bedroom/ ensuite/walk-in bedroom cupboard area adjacent to proposed Jacuzzi room.
Includes construction of brick structure plastered internally and externally and new screeds.. New windows to match existing and new sliding door to proposed Jacuzzi room.
New  pitched truss roof to tie into existing with clay tiles to match existing.
building alterationsPlumbing and drainage to new ensuite for new bath, shower, double basin, bidet and toilet
Installation of 6 new electrical light point 3 switches and 3 double plugs
Tiling to floor of bedroom/ ensuite and walls of ensuite floor to ceiling.
New gutters and downpipes to match existing
Painting of ceiling and wall of new bedroom and the installation of new bedroom cupboards floor to ceiling.
- New family room and open plan kitchen adjacent to existing pool
Includes construction of brick structure plastered both sides with screed. New windows to match existing and 3 new sliding doors opening to pool area.
New flat roof IBR construction with. PVC gutters and down pipe
Plumbing and drainage to new sink position and dish washer and wash machine points
Installation of 6 new electrical light point no, 2 switches and 5 double plugs
Install new SAPine ceilings thermal insulation.
Remove existing kitchen cupboards and tiling and prepare for new..
Install new kitchen cupboards with tops to open plan area, and tile floor of family room and kitchen and walls of kitchen.
Repaint house and extensions internally and externally.
New Dehoop red paving to around pool and driveway.
Converted existing garage to flatlet
- New carport.
New front and side boundary walls built with 190mm concrete blocks

Peter NicolMr. Peter Nicole – Newlands

- Built new sunroom closing off a covered stoep and the installation of new plug points. Patching and painting of sun room internally.
- Walls of house externally cleaned and sanded and painted with two coats Dulux Weather Guard and fascias and barges sanded and painted with two coats enamel paint and soffits sanded and painted with two coats acrylic paint. Windows and doors sanded and painted with two coats acrylic paint or two coats wood preservative. Pergola sanded and painted with one coat stain wood sealer and one coat wood preservative.   
- House Observatory- Walls of house externally cleaned and sanded and painted with two coats Dulux Weather Guard and fascias and barges sanded and painted with two coats enamel paint and soffits sanded and painted with two coats acrylic paint. Windows and doors sanded and painted with two coats acrylic paint or two coats wood preservative.

Jim and Jan Inglis – Pinelands

- Renovation House Dagbreek rd Pinelands
House -Break out and remove all windows. New white double glazed windows fitted by others, however plaster patching to reveals internally and externally and building new plaster cills done by Padley Construction.
Break out existing front door and build in new 1200mm wide pivot door and frame including making good ready for painting.
Installation of 16 new double plugs through the house including plaster patching and skimming to make good, ready for repainting.
Jim InglisKitchen - Remove cupboards and wall and floor tiles to kitchen and scullery. Install new electric plugs and plumbing for sink, dishwasher and wash machine in new positions as per new layout.
Plaster and make good walls and screeds. Kitchen and scullery cupboards installed by others. Tiling of walls and floors with tiles supplied by Client.
Painting walls of house externally and internally. Raw plaster to be painted with plaster primer and painted with two coats Dulux exterior paint and two coats Polvin sheen internally.Fascias,barges and doors sanded and painted with two coats enamel paint and soffits and ceilings sanded and painted with two coats acrylic paint.
- Convert existing Garage/ Maids room to braai room entertainment area
Remove garage door and break down portion on external wall and build closed with new Jet Master braai brick flue with cowl. Break down and install new aluminium sliding door and two windows to match house. Break down internal wall and make good walls ready for painting and screeds ready for tiling. Supply and fit new skimmed ceiling with insulation.
Install 5 new double plugs and 3 new light points and make good.  Tiling to floors with tiles supplied by Client. Revamp of external toilet basin with new tiles.
External and internal painting as for house.

Jim InglisJim Inglis- Impala road Pinelands - Client downgraded to smaller house.

- Entertainment area/enclosed braai room- Remove existing sliding doors and security gate and set aside. Brick up opening and plaster both sides and make good. Skim internally to match internally ready for painting. Remove existing floor tiling and repair structural crack in floor with mesh reinforcement. Tile floor with tiles supplied by client. Remove existing double doors between lounge and entertainment area and trim to allow clearance over tiles. Painting internally as previously described..
- Master bedroom/office - Remove cupboards and carpets and cart away. Skim walls where cupboards removed and paint with plaster primer. Install new skimmed gypsum boards partition with sound insulation to divide room and make good cornices and skirting's. Painting internally as previously described.
- Lounge Remove steel fire place and flue and make good ceiling and roof.
- New electrical work to house internally and externally includes making good.
Master bedroom 3 double plugs, Office bedroom 3 double plugs, Entertainment area install extractor fan including hole thro wall and 3 double plugs and two double plugs for TV/DVD/PVR, Lounge change 3 single plugs to double and 1new double plug.

Fynns Construction - Pinelands

- Reconfigure internal layout and build two new bathrooms complete - Includes removing portion of ceiling breaking down brick wall and cart away rubble. Build new bathrooms and reuse existing doors and frames and plaster and make good.
Plumbing to plumb and fit one bath, one basin and close couple WC in one bathroom, one shower, one basin and close couple WC in the other and new 100 liter hot water cylinder..
Fynns constructionElectrical for new switch and two light points. Installation of two extractor fans and connection to new hot water cylinder.
New skimmed ceilings to bathrooms and tiling floors and walls floor o ceiling.
- Kitchen-Includes removing existing kitchen cupboards and tiles and cart away. Break down brick walls and form new opening with concrete lintel so kitchen can be extended.
New plumbing for new position of sink and new dish washer point.
Electrical for new switch and double plug.
New kitchen cupboards installed by others, walls plastered and prepared for tiling floor to ceiling including floors.
- Electrical - Includes 9 new double plugs chasing and making good including hanging light fittings. Replace existing plugs and switches with new design.
- Skimming and painting - Prepare and apply bonding liquid and skim stippled walls.
Painting internally walls, ceilings, skirting, doors and picture rails.
- Timber floors -Sand and seal timber floors with three coats Woodoc floor seal to TV room, two bedrooms and passage
- Painting - internally as previously described.

Chris PinelandsChris - Pinelands

- Kitchen - Includes removing existing kitchen cupboards and tiles and cart away. Break down brick walls and form new opening with concrete beam so kitchen can be extended into the scullery.
New plumbing for new position of sink and new dish washer point.
Electrical for new switch and 5 double plug.
New kitchen cupboards installed by others to new lay out, walls plastered and prepared for tiling floor to ceiling including floors.
- New Aluminium window and sliding folding door
Break out existing windows and fit new including making good. Break out existing double door and form new opening including concrete lintels, fit 3000mm aluminium sliding door and plaster and make good.
New paving outside folding door and meranti pergola for future blind.
- New down stairs bathroom - Build up new wall under staircase and adjacent wall with door opening for sliding door. Plumbing and drainage for shower,basen and WC. Electrical for new switch and light point.
- Timber floors -Sand and seal timber floors with three coats Woodoc floor seal to lounge, dining room and passage.
- Painting- Internally and externally as previously described.

Ralph Richards – Pinelands

General building
- Replace windows - Break out timber windows to bathroom, study, small bedroom and large window in main bedroom, and build in new small pane windows with fanlight. Glaze windows and seal with two coats wood preservative. Break out other window in main bedroom and build in new bronze aluminium window with two opening sashes. Raw plaster to be painted with plaster primer.
Ralp Richards- Ceilings - Remove existing ceilings to passage and bathroom and fit new skimmed ceilings and paint plaster primer
- Electrical - New switch to bathroom and new double plug to study, small bedroom and main bedroom and make good.
Skimming-Remove and set aside existing skirtings,pelmets and some shelving. Prepare walls, apply plaster bond and skim walls of passage, small bedroom and main bedroom and apply plaster primer. Skirting, pelmets and shelving to be refitted.
- Painting -Internally with Plascon colour sheen to walls of passage, small bedroom and main bedroom. Paint ceilings in work area two coats acrylic paint and seal skirting. Doors and frames to be painted with two coats Velva Glo.  Externally with two coats white acrylic paint and final sealer to windows and doors.
Renovate bathroom
Remove sanitary ware and tiles and prep walls ready for tiling. Plumber to plumb for and fit new bath, basin, WC and shower. Tile to floor and walls 1350mm high except shower to be tiled 2000mm high. Balance of walls painted as per internal painting.

Graham MowbrayGraham Mowbray

- Converting existing houst to three bedroom bed and breakfast with ensuites.
Construction of double garage with 230mm brickwork plastered internally and externally with IBR roof sheets on SAPine rafters and flashing to roof,  with two  adjacent ensuites connected to existing bedrooms of house with new door and frames built into external wall.. Breaking and building to existing toilet and entrance and construction of third new ensuite connected to third bedroom. Ensuites to be plumbed and fitted shower and door, basin and close couple wc. Tiling floor to ceiling and to floors.
Paving to driveway - Prepare sub grade to falls required and water and compact. Lay clean sand bed and screed to falls. Lay cement paving with edging and compact with rubber roller and grout with cement mortar.

Mr. Ian Kling - Pinelands

- Garage
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Lift existing concrete paving slabs and set aside. Break up concrete in drive way and cart away.
Excavate for and cast concrete foundation. Build 230mm foundation walls, fill up and compact and cast 90mm concrete surface bed. Build superstructure brickwork and plaster externally and bag internally.
Ina kling Pinelands GarageBuilding in new aluminium window and timber door frame and form 3000mm wide opening for white zinc alum garage door. Erect prefabricated roof trusses with pine battens and cover with double roman cement roof tiles with mono ridge. Fit PVC gutters with one down pipe. Screed for and fit garage door and single FL and Braced door complete.
Paint walls internally and externally with plaster primer and two coats pure acrylic exterior paint.
- Paving to driveway
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Prepare sub grade to falls required and water and compact. Lay clean sand bed and screed to falls. Lay cement paving with edging and compact with rubber roller and grout with cement mortar.
- Convert front portion of garage to office
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Break out existing timber window and install larger aluminium window and make good, Remove garage doors and install purpose made aluminum sliding door. Install new skimmed ceilings and paint internally as before. Plaster patching externally to be painted with plaster primer.

Paul Nel Flamingo vleiMr. Paul Nel – Flamingo Vlei - Tableview

Four Contracts

    1. Plastering of front concrete wall both sides
    2. Painting of three bedroom house including yard and boundary wall. Partial renovation of existing main bathroom and construction of new roof over existing enclosed yard including plumbing and electrical for wash machine and dryer.
    3. Renovation the existing ensuite, completed the renovation of the main bathroom, electrical work, repair of cracks and painting of ceiling.
    4. Raising of 43 meter concrete wall by two panels in Paardeneiland for Pauls company – City Sightseeing ie. Topless Tours

Laurent BaneLaurent Bane - Duplex Kenilworth

Ground floor - Complete reconfiguration and renovation of ground floor to change the kitchen to a bathroom and bedroom/WC to a kitchen.
- Alterations - Remove kitchen cupboards and set aside, and break out tiles to walls and floors including parquet flooring to bedroom and passage. Break down walls between old kitchen, the separate WC and bedroom internally. Brick up door entrance and construct new dividing wall between the new bathroom and kitchen. Plaster wall both sides and where wall tiling removed, and lay new screed
- New aluminium windows and aluminium glass door to new kitchen- existing windows and former front door to be replaced and reveals made good.
- New bathroom- to be plumbed for shower, basin, WC and wash machine and kitchen for a sink and dishwasher. All sanitary ware fitted by plumber.
Tiling to walls and floor of new bathroom as per client. Two walls to be skimmed and painted, Door and frame to new bathroom needed to be altered to fit opening we could form under the stairs.
Tiling to floor of new kitchen only as cupboards were late in coming.
- Painting internally and externally -All raw plaster/skimming to be painted with plaster primer.
Internally paint supplied by client for the coat application to walls of bathroom, kitchen and up the stairs.. Paint ceilings in work area two coats acrylic paint and paint skirting. Doors and frames to be painted with two coats Velva Glo.
External paint supplied by Client for two coats to external walls.

Renato Destafanis – Pinelands

Breakout existing wood windows and replace with aluminium including sliding folding stacking door. Extend existing patio cover and repair existing. Replace gutters with new PVC.

Di van NiekerkDi Van Niekerk - Newlands

Construction of double story bathroom above new en-suite, including converting a stoep to a kitchenette, outside deck with pergola and painting house.    

Hoghouse Brewing Company – Pinelands

Construction of two large carport structures over smoking ovens.

sun porch additionsMr. Henning Weltz – Pinelands

Renovation of patio for construction of Solarium. Entailed breaking out concrete tiled floor and casting new reinforced concrete surface bed, plastering and screeds. Currently waiting for solarium to be erected so we can go back and do the tiling. Doing the tiling today.

Richard RondeboschRichard – Rondebosch

Completion of House after other Builder abandoned Client. Included erection of concrete wall around property and concrete paving. Also construction of reinforced concrete slab, plastering, skimming internal walls, skimmed ceilings painting, Plumbing, Electrical, fixing kitchen cupboards.

Charlene and Donovan – Observatory

Renovate bathroom and laundry and repaint house internally and sand and seal floors.

Mr. Graham Shiltstone – West Coast Lodge

Blaauwberg: done numerous jobs over last 6 years.  Built new en-suite, waterproofing and painting roof. Waterproofing and re-tiling deck. Paving to a house he has in Parklands. Existing swimming pool made smaller by constructing new reinforced concrete walls including to reconfigure the paving to match existing and fitting new copings.

Jane EvansMrs. Jane Evans – Harfield Village

Construction of large carport front of house. Repairs of structural cracks in walls. Waterproofing to roof and general repairs and painting. Replace front windows with aluminium.

Mrs. Lauren Bacchetta – Observatory

Complete renovation of two bedroom house, including knocking down internal walls between Dining room and kitchen and kitchen and bathroom.  Build new bathrooms complete new sanitary ware and tiling.  Replace existing windows with Aluminium including forming new opening and fitting 3000mm sliding folding door. Skim walls internally and chop off existing plaster externally and re-plaster, Paint internally and externally. Sand and seal wood floors and paint white. Build new external walls to back yard and pave yard with cobbles.

Kaveshin - Pinelands

Construction of braai patio cover with gate to have the clients dogs sleep under during the day, and the gate and fence to close the area off.

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Renato De Stefanis - Pinelands

I have done work for Renato approx 4 years ago. New work planned was to get all new tiling of entrance hall, bathroom, kitchen and open plan lounge dining room to the same levels and stop the cracking of the  new tiles.

The houses front hall, passage, kitchen and lounge dining room was badly cracked and not the same levels. We removed the existing skirtings and chopped off existing tiling and screeds and also remove portions of the concrete surface bed. We cast new portions of the new concrete surface to level the floor and also reinforced the joints to avoid future cracking. We then re screeded the  entire area to the same level and retiled the floor area. We also retiled the kitchen walls. The Client supplies the tiles and grout and we supply the adhesive.

The one bedroom had a timber floor that was collapsing, so we removed the bedroom cupboard and set aside for reuse. We then removed the timber floor and used the waste for the tiling work to fill up the void under the old timber floor, added clean building sand and compacted the fill with a mechanical compactor. We then cast a new concrete surface bed and screeded the floor to match the existing levels for tiling. This floor was layed with new seamless vinyl flooring. We then reconstructed the old bedroom cupboard and refitted old skirting where we could or new in the bedroom and the rest of the tiled area.

 

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