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House Plans: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd August, 2017, 4:24 PM This is the third installment of the series on designing and building a house in the Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete hollow block perimeter fence. The index to […]

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Gate Repair: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 9th June, 2017, 12:42 PM We’re at the end of our concrete fence project. So far, we’ve covered everything from buying the lot to fabricating and installing the gates. This time, I’d like to show you those gates and the terrible state they were in once we’d hustled the wall crew off of […]

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Lot Leveling: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd August, 2017, 4:26 PM This is the second installment of the series on designing and building a house in the Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete hollow block perimeter fence. The index to […]

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Clearing Trees: A House In The Philippines

Last updated on: 2nd August, 2017, 4:07 PM This is the first installment of the series on designing and building a house in the Philippines. An index to all of the posts in this series can be found here: House Build Philippines: Index. We also built a concrete hollow block perimeter fence. The index to […]

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Two Gates: Swinging in the Philippines

Last updated on: 31st July, 2017, 7:43 PM We’re almost at the end of our concrete fence project. So far, we’ve covered everything from buying the lot to securing the walls from trespassers with steel spikes. This time, I’d like to show you our gates and explain how they came about. We have two gates: […]

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Securing our Philippine fence

Last updated on: 31st July, 2017, 7:41 PM We’ve covered a lot in this series on how we built our concrete fence in Davao City, Philippines.  This post will include a look at how we went about securing our Philippine fence by topping the walls with steel angle bar. Secure Living There are different approaches to being […]

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