How to dial in Mexico: “¿Amigo, do you have to make a call?” V 2.0

We often get asked how to place long distant calls, well these folks have taken the time to do a flow chart explaining it all.

Casa Piña SMA



  • 4:3 aspect ratio, 11″ x 8 1/2″ paper-friendly
  • Added 045 branch to call long distance from a landline to a mobile in Mexico
  • Accommodated for large urban centres with two-digit area codes and 8-digit local numbers
  • Gave Pineapple a voice

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Another project draws to a close

We are down to the final details on a second story addition. Custon french balcony doors, in hurricane resistant laminated  glass. All windows are extra thick 12 mm  tinted glass, LED lighting throughout, Chikum finish in the bathroom. Polished concrete counters and floor. Paint is going on and the bathroom is awaiting the paint trim as well.

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One of our latest pools

With over 80 pools built, we have the experience and skill, to build yours. This pool and deck combo was designed for lap swimming and included a wading area for smaller children, plus the massive deck and soon to be added glass railing to preserve the ocean view.

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To all our customers and friends


WOW, I couldn’t believe it a 13.1 degree difference.

Today I decided to do a test, to check the efficiency of a 2 inch covintec panel in the real world vs the sales pitch. I already knew it was good but never expected this.

I had the time to do a test, with a laser temperature to gun, to check the efficiency of the covintec panels in direct sun. The wall in question is my west wall, so it gets the afternoon sun but not all day sun. I knew the panels are good but never expected this. The sun had set by maybe 10 minutes and the ambient air temp was 25 degress C. Outside wall temperature with the gun on bare mortar  wall 37.7 deg C.  Same spot on inside wall 24.6 a whopping 13.1 degree difference, that is a lot less energy required to cool a room, if you are using Air-conditioners. This is with a 2 inch Covintec wall panel. The roof is 4 inches so should even be better in the full sun all day.

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Governor of the Yucatán with Aerocretos de Mexico

Taking in a Leones de Yucatán playoff game, with Governor of  the Yucatan Rolando Zapata Bello (center) and the the President of Aerocretos de Mexico, Fernando Villajuana Mendez (left), along with 2 of our clients, Stan Pappenfus and Jeff Herron


Covintec panel terrace

With more and more projects using Covintec panels, like this one, we have to order double semi’s at a time just to keep up. This is just the beginning for this project, which will add a master bedroom and bath up. All sound proofed and insulated by using covintec panels. We currently have 4 large terraces, being built in Covintec as well as 4 major renos with second story additions using them.

Panels in place and re-enforced with rebar ties



Finished upper terrace waiting for paint. Then the second level starts to go up.

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