Painting a Brick Exterior

The custom renovation of this historic home in Chapel Hill is almost complete. The painters have been hard at work. Looking back to these pictures of the house prior to our renovation you can really see the difference made to the exterior of this brick home. Before: After: To read more about this project click here! ... Read full post »

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 »

Modern Kitchen Appliances in a Restored Home

The new kitchen addition in this 1930’s home in the university area of  Chapel Hill was  a crucial part of adding modern conveniences that make this beautiful historic home more livable. The use of wainscoting, around the built-in benches in the eating area, plus plenty of natural light adds to the many special qualities of this custom kitchen. The energy efficient stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and unique counter to ... Read full post »

Historic District Renovation/Addition in Chapel Hill

We are very excited to be starting a new project in the historic district of Chapel Hill near UNC. This project poses a lot of exciting challenges. The project includes the construction of a three story addition, with two car garage below, plus remodeling and renovation work to the existing home. When this renovation is completed it will feature a new high energy efficiency HVAC unit installed by Duggins Mechanical, spray foam insulatio ... Read full post »

Whole House Renovation Complete!

This whole house custom renovation has been such a wonderful project.  The owner’s are happy with the results and so are we.  It took tremendous vision and patience to see this house … transform into this one! In addition to staying on schedule and within the budget, using the right subcontractors is a substantial challenge on any project.   Oscar Benavides and his crew were particularly key partners in this project.    A ... Read full post »