Sound Proof Playroom!

So… you like the house and the neighborhood, but the family has grown to the point where more room is needed, and there is no option of constructing an addition. What do you do? This was the challenge faced in this renovation project. The answer was to construct two new rooms on the second floor, by adding a new ceiling/floor system in two first floor rooms, both of which had tall two story cathedral ceilings.         An engineer ... Read full post »

Whole House Renovation, Energy Upgrade, and Addition

       This project was developed in two stages. First, an entire renovation to the existing house built in 1953. We refurbished old rooms, dealt with lead based paint issues, after what we had to call profeccional house painters, and improved energy efficiency. Doors and windows were replaced, in addition to an old electric water heater that was switched to a Rinnai 735 gpm tankless gas model. The original house had a flat unins ... Read full post »