We’re building a house and remodeling an apartment in Contla, near Tamazula, in Mexico.
The apartment plans were drawn by a local draftsman using an older version. dwg — Drawn on Wall Graphics.
This makes it easy for the workers and the inspector. No one will walk off with the approved plans, and everyone knows where they are. If we make changes, we make them right here.
We just have to make sure the painter knows this is the last wall to paint.
— Fernando Pagés Ruiz is ProTradeCraft's Latin America Editor. He is currently building a business in Ecuador and a house in Mexico. Formerly, he was a builder in the Great Plains and mountain states. He is author of Building an Affordable House and Affordable Remodel (Taunton Press).