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September 2021 Project Profile

Barrow Airport Maintenance and Operation’s Facility

Barrow Airport Maintenance and Operation’s facility is finally underway after many months of preparation. Barrow, Alaska is in the very remote northern point of the state, and due to this there is months of preparation that goes into bush projects like this one. All of the non-perishable materials, ie. metal studs and board are already there onsite for the whole project by the time our workers first arrive. This preparation began months ago with getting the materials delivered to the barge that leaves from Seattle, WA, and takes 2-3 months to reach the project location. On this particular project we are performing the following scopes: Framing, Hanging, Taping, Painting, ACT, & FRP. We are currently framing and have started to hang some of the board. Roscoe Davenport is our crew leader on this project and has been doing a great job. We are working with SKW on this project, and we are projected to be completed by Spring of 2022.

-Cody Luttrell


August 2021 Project Profile

Family Dollar

The Family Dollar in Oldtown originally started as a shell only, which was awarded to us by a repeat customer from out of town, because they knew All Wall could be counted on to provide them with excellent service and quality construction. It then turned into the tenant improvement side of the Family Dollar as well, because the owners liked the work that our customer was turning over to them (All Wall’s work). This project had a rough start when the exterior walls that were only about 1/3 framed got blown down when a microburst of wind came through the valley in Oldtown. We got the wall back up and thankfully no one was hurt. Now that the exterior stucco and EIFS will be completed in the next 2 weeks; the drywall has been hung on the inside of the exterior walls; the interior walls and ceilings are framed, with drywall starting right around the corner, the tapers and painters are hot on their heels. With the hard work of our field teams, we were able to dig ourselves out of the hole the destruction created, and are on our way to the completion of another successful and profitable project!

-Josh Menosky


July 2021 Project Profile

 

Project Fireball

Our crews have been doing a great job at Project Fireball. Several breakrooms, mechanical rooms, and a large office area have spread us across the nearly 25-acre footprint. Our work started in March and turnover is scheduled for end of July. The jobsite has been very busy and all our crews there have been very good at working through the chaos. Thank you to all who have worked OT and put in extra effort to help us make the ambitious schedule!

-Michael Hauschild


June 2021 Project Profile

Stancraft Jet Center

We have recently completed the work on this 30,000 SF hanger and luxury jet Center located in Hayden, Idaho.  The project was is comprised of 3 buildings- the Jet Hanger, the upholstery/maintenance shop, and the office/ lounge facility. We completed the Steel Stud framing, exterior sheathing, GWB and painting of the Hanger Building’s fire rated wall assemblies. This included multiple 3 hour and 2 hour rated wall assemblies that were complicated by installing these around a Metal building package.

The Upholstery Building work included a large overhead GWB ceiling and GWB & OSB painted walls installed over a wood framed structure, with exposed stained wood beams and painted steel columns.

The luxurious Lounge and Office building includes a Thomas Hammer Coffee Café, a Crew lounge with a Golf simulator, sleeping and showering quarters for the pilots and crews, a StanCraft wooden Boat display, a conference room, offices and many other amenities. It is designed and built to service the Jet set families that frequent North Idaho for the world class summer and winter recreation.

Our work involved installing the GWB/Fry Reglet with an imperfect smooth texture over wood framing, staining of the interior and exterior reclaimed wood ceilings/siding and exposed wood beam, Painting of the walls, metal doors, frames and exposed steel beams, installation of the FRP and vinyl wallcoverings.

This was a difficult project that took the All Wall Contracting’s crews 13 months and over 12,400 hours to complete. It was a demanding intense project with a high-end customer, and completed entirely through the COVID 19 pandemic.

With all the delays of design issues, materials delays and labor shortages it was over 7 months behind schedule but it is a one-of-a-kind type facility for our region and one that we should all be proud of. With our dedicated team of crew leaders, framers, hangers, tapers, painters, wallcovering installers and superintendents this was a successful project. Kudos to all that worked so diligently for so long to make this project a reality.

-Roy Glisson


May 2021 Project Profile

Spokane International Academy Phase 2

Spokane International Academy Phase 2 is a near total remodel of the first and third floors with a little work on the second, of a K-8th grade charter school focusing on high academic standards in north Spokane. This project has an incredibly aggressive schedule, and is one of those projects where All Wall is able to shine, and show our customers (TW Clark in this case) that utilizing us for the full framing, hanging, taping, painting and ACT scopes will allow this project to be brought in on time and under budget. We do this by scheduling and overlapping all of those scopes internally instead of the GC having to struggle to bring all of those scopes together in the proper sequence and timing. One thing we are doing that will help is beginning topout almost as soon as the full height walls are framed. Close coordination with the HVAC contractor and getting the GC to buy-in and partner with our method up front was key in allowing this to happen. Since we have 9’ ceilings throughout on this project, we have special ordered 10’ lightweight board that we will stand up instead of laying it down. This achieves two things; first as our hangers are standing the board up at 10’ they are immediately getting into “topout” production with that 1’ of board above the ceiling height. Secondly, by standing the board up we will have eliminated butt joints that the tapers would have had to tape, and thereby increase their production by approximately 15-20%. And finally, we traditionally succeed when we can be the driving force on a job by pushing the MEP trades and never having to pull off or slow down. Looking forward to seeing the end result and completing another successful project with this All Wall team!

-Joshua Menosky


April 2021 Project Profile

Spokane County Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility

We are close to the finish line on the 19,000 SF Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Facility in Downtown Spokane. This facility will be the first of its kind in the Spokane area with the goal of helping people with mental illnesses and substance abuse issues avoid unnecessary jail time. The stabilization facility will be equipped with mental health professionals, medications, places to sleep and a safe atmosphere. We are performing the metal stud framing, drywall hanging and taping and EIFS work for Baker Construction who continues to award us more of their work. We have managed to stay on schedule even with the additional change order work and various coordination conflicts. Thank you, team, for helping make this another successful project for All Wall!

-Scott Pinkerton


March 2021 Project Profile

University of Idaho Central Credit Union Basketball Arena. We were awarded this project last year for Painting and things are really starting to pick up with interior finishes.  As well as interior and exterior painting, we will also be power washing and sealing over 77,000 sq./ft. of concrete floor.  On the exterior of the project, we will be applying a High-Performance Coating to the steel and graffiti and Water Repellents to multiple areas of CMU. When all is said and done, we will use over 2,750 Gallons of Painting/Staining product on this project, WOW!  The arena has massive curved Glu-Lam Beams and is one of a kind in the area with this architectural feature.  There is a live stream of the Project on uidaho.edu website and a time-lapse from 08/08/2019 to present.  We appreciate everyone’s efforts on this one and look forward to finishing this project strong in the late summer.

-Joshua Williamson


February 2021 Project Profile

This project is one we were just awarded the Exterior Shaftwall assembly that gets installed to create a fire barrier between the existing building and where the relocated building meet. The assembly requires peel and Stick Air and Moisture barrier, shaft liner, 3.5” insulation, a layer of dens-glass gold and finally and another layer of peel and stick air and moister barrier. Along with this work, we also were awarded the interior ceiling framing, Taping, Painting. Wall Protection and the ACT. The beauty of this project is that it starts in Late February and will fill a void in our schedule. I am working on the General Contractor to give us a change order to hang the interior GWB and install the sound batt insulation. Hold on to your hats as it is going to get busy in the Greatland !

-Terry Jones


January 2021 Project Profile

Empire Eye may look familiar to some of you, as you drive down I-90 you can see it right against the north side of the freeway near Sullivan. Ginno spent the fall getting structure up and is now ready for us to come in with Drywall, Mud, Paint, and Wallcovering. Ginno has done a great job of keeping the building clean and organized, let’s make sure we keep that up and deliver another quality project we can all be proud of to one of our best customers.

-Michael Hauschild


December 2020 Project Profile

Exterior framing has begun on the SafeSplash/SwimLaps project in Coeur d’Alene, and is moving along nicely. This is an indoor swimming facility where young people can go to learn to swim in a safe and indoor environment. There will be one full size pool and two kiddie pools with a viewing area for parents to watch their children learn to swim.

We are performing the exterior framing, which in conjunction with the structural steel, will support the roof structure. Due to cold weather restrictions and to eliminate tenting and heating costs, we are utilizing GP’s DensElement sheathing which has an integrated weather barrier. From there our scope moves on to interior framing, thermal and acoustical insulation, drywall, drywall finishing and painting. This is another opportunity for All Wall to showcase to our customers what an all-encompassing package can do to not only reduce their costs, but also reduce callbacks, increase efficiency with improved coordination, and help with their overall schedule. I look forward to the completion of this project and the positive impact it’ll have on the community. Maybe your children will learn to swim there too!

-Josh Menosky


November 2020 Project Profile

It is a race to the finish line on the 43,000 square-foot, 92 guestroom Tru Hilton Hotel in the Spokane Valley as it is set to open before the fast approaching holidays. The General Contractor, Maurer Construction, has relied on us heavily throughout the project to push the aggressive schedule due to our large scope of work which includes metal stud ceiling & soffit framing, GWB hanging, taping & texturing, acoustical ceilings, painting, wallcovering & EIFS. Our successful completion of this project is crucial to potential future work as the owner has plans for another hotel next door to this one. Thank you to everyone who has put in the extra effort to drive this project home!

Scott Pinkerton


October 2020 Project Profile

Verizon Tech Center: This project is a large exterior repaint of a building in downtown Spokane which the owner wanted to make sure we completed this year.  We will pressure wash to remove loose dirt and paint and apply one coat of Sherwin Williams Conflex Sherlastic at 10 mils thick to the body.  We will use the same product to stripe all the hairline cracks in the building.  There is also a large set of metal balconies that will have to be cleaned, primed and coated.  Robert Eastwood is the lead on this project.

-Brian McAnnally


September 2020 Project Profile

Iron Bridge Condos Roof Coatings: This job is located right on the Spokane River. We did 1.5” spray foam over PVC to raise R value and 4” spray foam over EPDM roof to raise R value to meet code. Without this spray foam installation, the alternative would have been to tear the roof off and start over. We also installed new gravel stop flashing all along the west edge of the roof so that we had a termination point for the foam install. We washed and primed the entire roof prior to foam installation which was subcontracted to Dodge Foam and Coatings. After the foam went down, we applied 2 separate coats of silicone at a rate of 1.25 gallons per square per

coat for a total yield of 2.5 gallons per square. We used a secondary product called Seam Seal to detail at all penetrations and foam termination points. There are roughly 450 gallons of silicone installed. This project was done with Divcon Construction and took ap

prox. 3 weeks to complete between the foam and coatings installation.

-Karl Aldrich


August 2020 Project Profile

Phase 2 of Tuntutuliak  in Alaska has kicked off this month for All Wall crews. We are back on the roof installing Z-furring and plywood. On the ground we are painting pilings and structure under the building. Our crews are working hard to get the building dried in so work can continue inside this winter. Extra testing and precautions are being taken when flying into the village and living on the jobsite to reduce the risk of COVID spreading to the population. Thank you all for respecting the community by cooperating and following these measures for the health of this community we serve.

-Michael Hauschild


July 2020 Project Profile

While the Dollar Tree in Smelterville, Idaho is a small project, it touches most of our scopes of work and highlights why All Wall is the go-to subcontractor for many GC’s that we’ve built a relationship with over the years, and those who work with us for the first time.

This 10,000 square foot free-standing building is built with our studs supporting the roof joists and roof, utilizing bearing stud-packs at each joist and support blocking at the roof line for the deck angle. With radius dimensions from the plans, we had CWALLA pre-bend track to make installation of the arched entryway on the southern face of the building an easy and clean install. That same southern face will be receiving a stucco/EIFS finish, with pre-formed arched cornice pieces at the entry, and pre-formed cornice pieces at the columns as well. Once the stucco/EIFS is completed, our paint crew will be painting the top EIFS band and metal parapet cap. About the time the above-mentioned work is completed, we will have insulated and hung the interior side of the exterior walls, finished them to a level 4, and be ready for paint. As all we are providing is a shell for the owner, we won’t be installing any interior walls or acoustical ceilings, so once we’ve painted the interior walls to 12’ we walk out the door and on to the next one…

Joshua Menosky


 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2020 Project Profile

The New Health Sciences Project is officially underway. This project is located on Central Washington University’s Campus in Ellensburg, Washington. This state of the art 81,000 square foot facility will house the schools Clinical Physiology, Nutrition, Paramedicine, Public Health Programs, and Exercise Sciences. We are preforming heavy gauge exterior metal framing, light gauge interior metal framing, and drywall hanging and taping. The exterior framing isn’t a typical framing system with the wall being framed from the top of the windowsill to top of the windowsill instead of floor line to floor line. Due to this we are panelizing parts of the exterior framing for the job at our shop in Post Falls, Idaho. Roscoe Davenport is the Crew Lead on this job and is working closely with T.W. Clark’s Superintendent to make this project a great success. We are working hard to get the exterior of this massive building closed up before winter hits. The completion of our scopes is anticipated to be end of the year 2021.

-By Cody Luttrull


May 2020 Project Profile

This Project is a new building at the Kootenai County Ramsey Transfer Station for handling hazardous household waste.Our scopes are framing, drywall, plywood wainscot, painting and resinous flooring. The floor coating was outside of what we normally do in that it was a 1/8” Moisture Vapor Transmission (MVT) basecoat with 2 different topcoats of Novolac epoxy. The MVT coating allows water vapor to escape through the floor and provides impact resistance while the Novolac epoxies provide protection against a variety of chemicals.

-By Brian McAnnally


March 2020 Project Profile

The Welding Shop Consolidation project is officially underway after multiple project delays due to government suspensions. This high security project is located on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam naval shipyard and is part of our nation’s largest, most comprehensive fleet repair and maintenance facility between the U.S. West Coast and the Far East. The students and workers at the Weld Shop help to provide a capable, ready and “Fit to Fight” fleet by repairing, maintaining and modernizing the U.S. Pacific fleet. We are performing heavy gauge metal stud framing, drywall hanging and ACT scopes on the new office and classroom portions of the job. Tyler Brady is our Crew Leader on site and has been doing a great job working closely with Bethel Contracting’s Superintendent to help make this project a success. Completion of our scopes is anticipated to be in June of 2020.

-Scott Pinkerton, Project Manager


February 2020 Project Profile

The finish line is in sight at Triton Mission Control. By mid-February, drywall and painting will be complete and ACT ceilings well underway. Now is the time to run hard to the finish line and keep the good momentum we have going. It has been our team’s ability to meet the schedule and manpower demands that has made this project successful. Bethel-Webcor JV has been our customer and will be again this summer when we start the P-253 Fleet Control project. We look forward to finishing Triton strong and carrying the success into P-253. A BIG Thank You to everyone who made the trek to Whidbey and helped to deliver another quality project!

-Michael Hauschild, Project Manager


January 2020 Project Profile

At Home is a large home décor store that is gradually expanding into the Northwest, each store has a footprint of 80,000SF.  Work is currently underway on our fourth At Home project with Parkway Construction out of Texas, with our scope of work being Paint and ACT.  The At Home stores that we have painted average 1800 gallons of paint and usually take 2-3 months. This particular store is being fast tracked and will be done in under 2 months.  A major feature of these projects is the large exposed ceilings that take 1200 gallons of flat white dryfall (paint that dries as it falls).  Dave Barringer is the lead on his second store that is scheduled to open Feb 6, 2020.

-Brian McAnnally, Project Manager


December 2019 Project Profile

Wiggett Building, named after James Wiggett a early developer and merchant in Coeur d’Alene, is a 27,000sf 3 Story Building on the corner of 4th & Lakeside in Coeur d’Alene just a couple of blocks from the One Lakeside Project.  The building was originally a Montgomery Wards that was built in the 1920’s but sat empty for over 10 years prior to its renovation.  The building is a mixed use building with office spaces occupied by Welch Comer Engineers, The Murray Group and Widmyer Corporation and retail spaces with a Woops café and hot yoga studio.  All Wall worked directly for the Owner and alongside LaRiviere Contracting and performed many scopes including drywall hanging & taping, painting, blown-in insulation and ACT.  The bulk of our work is complete but we continue to work on retail space tenant improvements when the Owners rent new spaces.

-Gene Rohrs, Project Manager

PHOTO OF THE MONTH


September 2021

Photo Credit: Jessie Pierce

Ridgeline High School


August 2021

Photo Credit: Josh Menosky

SafeSplash Swim Lab


July 2021

Photo Credit: Rick Henjum

Spokane Tribe Casino


June 2021

Photo Credit: Roy Glisson

Stancraft Jet Center


May 2021

Photo Credit: Shawn Gonzales

CBHA Connell


April 2021

Photo Credit: Joshua Menosky

One Lakeside


March 2021

Photo Credit: Todd Patterson & Rick Henjum

Spokane Tribe Casino


February 2021

Photo Credit: Nick Cooper

Stancraft Jet Center, Hayden, ID


January 2021

Photo Credit: Shawn Gonzales

Tru Hotel, Spokane Valley, WA


December 2020

Photo Credit: Dale Phillips

Building #32 at the VA Hospital, Spokane, WA


November 2020

Photo Credit: Tyler Brady

Barrow High School, Barrow, Alaska


October 2020

Photo Credit: Shawn Gonzales

One Lakeside – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho


September 2020

Photo Credit: Roscoe Davenport

CWU Health Sciences in Ellensburg, WA


August 2020

Photo Credit: Frank Schnabel

One Lakeside in CDA, Idaho


July 2020

Bethel Hospital


June 2020

Photo Credit: Jeffrey Davis
Whatcom County Courthouse EIFS


May 2020

Photo Credit: Jacob Eleazer
Foxtail Elementary Cloud Soffit


April 2020

Photo of Bethel Hospital in Alaska from our Archives!


March 2020

Photo Credit: Josh Silba
Before and After Painting of Delta Fuel in Alaska


February 2020

Photo Credit: Ron Lowery
The Watts Signage Painting


January 2020

Photo Credit: Steven Miller
Project Rose (Amazon Dist. Center)

 


December 2019

Photo Credit: Travis Liles
Spokane Housing Authority