As the final pieces Â of our “net zero” home come together it becomes more and more apparent that this house is ready for solar panels!! Â Looking at the pitch of the roof you can see that solar panels will be a great addition. Â The passive solar design of the home will take advantage of the climate to maximize solar exposure ... Read full post »
Advanced Framing & Home Slicker
The “net-zero” home in Durham that we have been working on is not only trying to reduce their expenditures later by utilizing energy saving construction but they are also saving money during the framing process by using advanced framing techniques. Â Advanced framing techniques (also called Optimum Value Engineering)Â start with a well thought out framingÂ design that considers common lumber and sheet sizes. This reduces was ... Read full post »
Sunroom Renovation Finished!
The renovation of this Durham kitchen did not complete the project. Â We still had more work to do on their sunroom. PriorÂ to renovation Â the sunroom was very narrow. After extending the sunroom XXX feet this family will have some additional living space. [caption id="attachment_2432" align="aligncenter" width="520" caption="Afte ... Read full post »
Beautiful Kitchen Renovation Completed!
On time and on budget this beautiful kitchen renovation is complete. Â The customer’s vision to blend the charm of this mill house kitchen with modern appliances using Â warm cherry cabinets and a farm house sink came togetherÂ beautifully. [caption id="attachment_2406" align="aligncenter" width="358" cap ... Read full post »
Kitchen and Sunroom Renovations underway!
With the kitchen safely sealed off from the rest of the house demolition got underway on this mill house kitchen renovation in Durham. Â Looking at the space below it is hard to picture the gorgeous custom cherry cabinets, farm house sink, updated appliances and custom made kitchen table and bench that will soon be in it’s place. A ... Read full post »