Cambridge veteran foster home bathroom remodel

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Cambridge veteran foster home bathroom remodel

  1. 1. Cambridge Veteran Foster Home Bathroom Remodel Marilyn and Scott Olson
  2. 2. Remodelers Council of the HBA Remodels Bath for Veterans <ul><li>World War II Vets who are too frail to care for themselves but don’t want to be in a nursing home are being assisted by members of the Remodelers Council of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Des Moines. With donated materials and labor, a half bath and closet at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Foster Home in Cambridge, Iowa, operated by Scott and Marilyn Olson, is being converted to a fully accessible bathroom. “Remodelers Council members are committed to serving our community. This bathroom will include a barrier free shower, so the vets can feel more independent and safe in this remodeled bath,” says Barry Elings, Special Events Chairperson of the Remodelers Council. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Plans by:
  4. 4. Busy day at the Olson Foster Home
  5. 5. Before
  6. 6. Demo <ul><li>Bagsters and waste pick up donated by Waste Management of Iowa </li></ul>
  7. 7. Beisser Lumber Company supplied the framing lumber and bathroom door <ul><li>Thanks to Jeremy Thompson & crew of J. Thompson Builders for finishing the framing and blocking </li></ul>
  8. 8. Plumbing <ul><li>Plumbing by Pat Nathe of Priority Plumbing. </li></ul><ul><li>Materials supplied by Plumb Supply Company with thanks to Deb Burr </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Electrical by Doug Booth from Baker Electrical , with thanks to Dan Spain . </li></ul><ul><li>Materials supplied by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery and Broan furnished the lighting fixtures and bath fan thanks to Amy Kimberly </li></ul>
  10. 10. Kaufman Construction Matt Power & Scott Spetman with homeowner Scott Olson. They were there along with Devan Kaufman moving ductwork and hanging drywall. Darryl Neff finishing up the ductwork Devan of Kaufman Construction and KC Handyman Service first bought this project to the remodelers Council. Devan and his staff also designed the project, hung part of drywall, installed heating vents, and exhaust vent for bath fan and more Kinzler Construction Services supplied the drywall materials
  11. 11. WW II Vet Bill Raisch checking out the progress
  12. 12. Rod Holmes ,(left) installer for Gilcrest/Jewett tiled the floor and Darryl Neff (below) of Kaufman Construction install the tile for the shower walls and wainscot. <ul><li>Gilcrest Jewett Lumber Co   supplied setting materials, grout and other sundry materials for the walls and floor, thanks Ann Patterson and a big thanks to Rod Holmes for installing the floor tile. </li></ul><ul><li>Sunderland Brothers Co. supplied the tile for walls and floor and Angie Nichols designed and expedited the delivery </li></ul>
  13. 13. Beth Bezdicek at McGough Glass and Mirror, Inc. supplied and installed the mirror Terry Sleep at Sherwin-Williams furnished paint and sundries
  14. 14. Thanks to Remodeling Solutions by Elings for demo, part of framing, taping, finishing, texturing the drywall and painting and installed cabinet Barry Elings talking with Jan O’Briant Medical Foster Home coordinator for the Des Moines area VA Hospital Swan Creek Cabinet Co. built a bath cabinet and supplied the casing, baseboard and shoe. Thank you George Karwoski Steve Mall at SJM Construction installed the trim
  15. 15. Shannon Flickinger of Hammer Built installed grab bars and shower seat Material supplied by Plumb Supply World famous picture of Shannon installing the grab bars
  16. 16. Barry in back with homeowner Scott Olson Sitting down WW II vets Harold Quick and Bill Raisch Thank you to Colin King of K & V Homes, Inc. who picked up and hauled away waste materials going above and beyond digging drywall chunks out of the frozen ground Kent Bily and crew of Service Team of Professionals finished the punchlist and final cleaning
  17. 17. Special thanks go to Sharon Rooney of Open House Television Show for writing press releases and her continued support and Creighton Cox, Jennifer Sweet and Denice Groves of the HBA of Greater Des Moines for their much needed help and support
  18. 18. Thank you for your support

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