Preparation on build site
Welcome home? A common vacant house that we purchase. We’ve got some work to do. View from front to back
Demo clean out
All cleaned out and ready to start. Check out that tree growing in the back corner! View from front to back
Our team of subcontractors stabilize the home. Buckets of dirt from the basement
Lumber going in. View of the front
Subcontractors get started on removing formstone - view of front
First floor continued to be created and stabilized
Fresh lumber view
2nd floor being created. View from back to front
New roof and skylights are going in!
Framing Framing Framing
View of the back of houses.
The Demo work
Participant removing demolition debris
What's in the walls!
Participants learn what’s inside of the walls - types of wires for electrical and where they are placed
Future warm winter feet..
Adding one of our signature features - heated floors in the bathroom!
Waterproofing Tub surround
Before the Tile goes on the wall we paint on RedGard to waterproof the wall surfaces
Clean subway tile installed
Participant Exposing interior brick with a rotary hammer
Technique & saftey
Shelley observes a participants as she is using the jigsaw to cut a piece of the deck.
Participant using a pneumatic pin nailer to secure house wrap
Our Director greeting the sheetrock delivery
Shelley in action
All hands on deck - bringing in the insulation
Participant unloading materials from the truck
Participants bring in trim for the floors
Participants install flooring
Hilti rotary hammer in action
Breaking up concrete for future garden
Shelley smoothing out the bricks with a grinder to prepare to put in windows
Participants working together to build a deck!
Nutrition counts too...
ur Director, Program Manager and Participants ready to work!
Finished kitchen with new stainless steel appliances
More first level
Closets and hallway
Second floor bedroom
Creating community, knowledge, and wealth together.
This project is supported in part by:
Black Women Build-Baltimore is an equal employer. You do not need to identify as Black or a woman to apply but as a mission-based organization, we center Black women.