Isaias Current Work 

Recovery Phase - Volunteers Needed 


  • Establish garage as temporary storage
  • Packed & moved personal items into garage 
  • Began the drying process
  • Began demolition of bottom 24” of walls
  • Removed specific doors and trim associated with wood panneling

Jobs Coming Up:                                                        

Volunteers Needed!        

Needs to be done
  • Clean remainder of furniture that needs to be moved to storage.

  • Transport furniture to storage.

Demolition:  TOOLS TO BRING: work gloves, hammer, chisel, safety glasses, pry bar, crowbar, drywall saw (electric), etc.

  • Remove floor & wall tile from both bathrooms

  • Remove vanities from both vanities 

  • Remove bathroom fixtures

  • Remove walls to 24” above the floor

  • Remove remaining wood paneling

  • Remove insulation in exterior walls

  • Remove remaining kitchen cabinets

Once the above is complete:

  • Yard Work

  • Remove first layer of plywood sub-floor and portions of laminated sub-floor

  • Spray an enzyme solution on the entire floor and bottom of walls

  • After spraying, there will be an extended drying period

  • Dry out (a few days)

Typical Rebuild Phase:

  • Set new electrical panel if needed

  • Subfloor replacement

  • Rough carpentry

  • Cleaning & vapor barrier in the crawl space

  • Subfloor

  • Plumbing

  • HVAC

  • Electrical

  • Insulation

  • Drywall; hang and mud

  • Ceilings textured if desired (may not apply in this case)

  • Prime all necessary surfaces

  • Cabinets & countertops

  • Millwork (doors & moldings)

  • Stain woodwork if applicable

  • Tile

  • Paint

  • Flooring

  • Plumbing fixtures

  • Electrical fixtures & devices