Maintaining a Historic Feel

We have  recently completed the whole house renovation project we’ve been working on in the historic university neighborhood in Chapel Hill.  This home was just waiting for the right owners,  who had the vision – and the patience to bring this majestic home back to life. By updating the plumbing, electrical, and hvac components, modifying the master bedroom suite, and adding on a new kitchen and screened porch area,  this hous ... Read full post »

Insulating & Decking the Curved House

We are now about to spray foam insulate the roof and walls. The beveled cedar siding looks great. All the corner boards and trim are 5/4” cedar. Installing on the curved walls took more effort to get the measurements down but went well. The 5-V crimp metal roof (find more here) also took more effort, particularly at the rakes since it all flares out since the south wall is much longer than the north wall and it shows up on the roof ac ... Read full post »