Archive | 2009

Weekend Eighteen

We are nearing the completion of Rachael and McKenzie’s house! The week before Thanksgiving was a busy one at 17 Medbury Road. We were able to hang all of the interior doors and install the remaining door hardware, shelf brackets, and window blinds. We also completed the trim in the living room. Rachael and her […]

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Weekend Sixteen,Seventeen

This week I’m combining two weekends into one blog. I was not there last weekend(Nov. 7th) , but can tell you that the trim work was continued and all the walls and ceilings were touched up with joint compound and painted where necessary.The closets were all accessorized with closet maid wire shelving and the appliances […]

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Weekend #15

The crew from Skidmore College was once again at work at 17 Medbury Rd.The tasks at hand were installation of the interior doors and once these were in, the team filled in the nail holes, painted the door slabs and also the door frames.The exterior doors were also painted along with the frames. While this […]

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Weekend # 14

I hope everyone enjoyed the weekend we had off, but it was back to work for the Habitat crew at 17 Medbury Rd.The taping of the sheetrock was completed and it was time to paint Rachel and Mackenzie’s new home.Many thanks to Bill LaFountain and his crew for doing a great job on the drywall […]

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Weekend #13

Well it was lucky weekend #13 as the weather cooperated and the Habitat group was able to complete some much needed work outside this weekend.With winter knocking on our door, the plan was to complete the front porch railings and steps,install a landing at the rear door and try and finish the storage shed that […]

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Weekend #12

Weekend number twelve was overcast and gloomy, so work was concentrated to just the interior at 17 Medbury Rd. Sheetrock was completed with the exception of one closet , so next up will be the taping of the sheetrock. This will be done by TMSM Drywall Finishers of Corinth.Bill and Terrylee LaFountain have graciously donated […]

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Eleventh Weekend!

This Saturday was a spectacular Fall day. The only thing that could have made it better was if a couple of balloons from the Balloon Fest had flown overhead! We had a wonderful group from North Warren High School that included students and teachers. Thanks to Mike Therio and his wife, Susan, for organizing the […]

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10th Weekend

Well folks, don’t expect the typical creative and clever blog as Aaron is out of town this week and next! I will try my best to make this sound interesting….We had a chilly but sunny day yesterday to hang the sheetrock. The crew from Queensbury United Methodist Church and other enthusiastic volunteers worked very hard […]

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9th Weekend

After taking some time off to enjoy the beautiful Labor Day Weekend, the Habitat crew was once again in action at 17 Medbury Rd. The Saratoga Rugby Women had the pleasure of insulating Rachel and McKenzies new home.The whole house was insulated and swept clean on the inside while Bill Tretiak of Tretiak Construction continued […]

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Eighth Weekend

So our streak of beautiful weather finally ended!! Oh well,All good things must come to an end. Saturday was a wet one so work was concentrated to the interior of the house at 17 Medbury Rd. A very small crew (six including myself) installed the underlayment for the vinyl flooring in the kitchen, laundry and […]

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