House of Flags holds workday Saturday

Published 12:58 pm Thursday, March 10, 2011

The House of Flags remodeling project is moving fast. The restroom addition is closed in, as is the front lobby/entrance. The remodel is now ready for electrical work to begin. Dale Musselwhite is the House of Flag’s electrical contractor. He will be establishing a new entrance panel and wiring the two additions for starters.

The House of Flags will hold a workday this Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Organizers are looking for a few volunteers to pitch in and help with the following:

• General sweeping and pitching stuff;

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• Pulling down 1×4 firing strips from the ceiling;

• Removing the 3″ water pipe from the ceiling;

• Removing small cast iron drain pipes from upstairs floor;

• Pulling staples and small bits of insulation backing paper from the ceiling in the middle room, ground floor;

• Removing all electrical conduit and wiring, walls and ceiling, ground floor and upstairs. (Except for one live circuit);

• Removing 2 x 6 framing and door into new restroom addition;

• Removing 2x boards framing in the two large overhead doors at the lobby and the middle room;

• Disconnecting the furnace drain, A/C lines, and gas line (gas is shut off);

• Removing floor tiles with floor scraper upstairs (partially done);

• Checking for ways to remove the rest of the bee’s nest and honey from the outside. (No bees yet)

Bring hammers, crowbars, stepladders, safety glasses and gloves.