It looks a little different now at the Habitat for Humanity build site. 

"It changes quite a bit in appearance," explained Doug Barnstable, chair of the steering committee, "when you get all the doors and windows in and the house wrap on as well."

They started shingling due to possible rain in the forecast.

"We've been progressing quite well. We're getting the shingling finished. We're expecting to pour some concrete for the basement and the garage this week with a little luck. And we'll be working on some insulation installation as well. Electrical has all been finished. Mechanical is all roughed in. And we've got both of the decks are completed except for the railings. Hopefully they'll be done by the end of the month."

"The drywall, we're expecting that they'll be starting on that next week. It'll likely take 2 -2 1/2 weeks to get the drywall and all the mudding and taping done."

They are still waiting on the power to be hooked up. 

"Hopefully we'll be doing some landscaping as well within the next month and maybe get a fence built."

He adds that they are progressing quite well and are on the schedule they set for themselves.

Volunteers will be needed in the future, especially once the house is closed in. 

"We've had three to five every day. We'll be getting more volunteers involved as we get in the drywall in the basement."

READ MORE: Habitat for Humanity Making Good Progress on House Build

 

 

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