Home Addition

Does your house ever feel a bit cramped? Most of us tend to fill up all the space we have and then we find ourselves wishing for more. If your house is really too small for your needs, your things are probably difficult to find and relationships between people who live there might be under strain. You could move into a bigger house. But what if you really like the house you have now? You just wish there was more of it.

There’s a way to get that. This family chose to have an addition built, and we had the privilege of helping them to enlarge their home.

First things first – the concrete is poured:

From a distance, you can see that the walls are up:

The upper part of the exterior walls was covered in Alside® vinyl siding:

While the lower section got Coronado® stone wainscoting:

The completed exterior, with Tamko® shingles on the roof:

Stepping inside, we see the main room of the addition, completed and already being enjoyed:

For the opening between the addition’s bedroom and bathroom, the owner chose a sliding barn door:

Inside the bathroom, the vanity is custom-built:

As is the linen closet:

The bathroom flower and the shower are both tile:

And while we were there anyway, we also installed and painted several new exterior doors:

What do you think? How much would your home life be improved if you had just a bit more space?

We’d be glad to sit down with you and talk about what it would take to add a room or two onto your home, but we can’t until you let us know that you’re ready for this. Give us a call at (870) 845-1121 today!

Interior Remodel – Part 6 of 8

After walking through the living room, kitchen, master bed and bath, two more bedrooms, and the guest bathroom, in this week’s post we take a moment to peer down the two hallways of this home, and see what they were and what they became.

One long hallway in the demo stage: 20160415_145946New freshly-painted drywall, COREtec® vinyl plank flooring, bold black doors with silver Weslock® doorknobs, and broad white trim make this a whole new hallway: IMG_1954And with a gallery of gold-framed portraits to give it character and make it home, this hallway is complete:2017-01-16 15.27.03

The same hall but from the other end. In this before photo, you can see the new CertainTeed® drywall, just installed:20160510_164554And the same completed hallway from this angle:2017-01-16 15.25.40

The other, shorter hallway with the new drywall installed but not yet painted:20160504_153146Here, too, we painted and installed new flooring, trim, and doors, as well as a new light fixture on the ceiling:IMG_1952And with the homeowner’s interior decor bringing touches of warmth and softness, this hallway is finished:2017-01-16 15.26.56

Not a complicated change, but wasn’t it fun to see? Next week, it’s time to remodel the pantry and utility room. Enter your email on the right or like our page on Facebook to be sure you don’t miss it.

Door & Window Replacement

We replaced the door and windows on this house in Nashville, AR. Here is a photo before the work began:photo-nov-17-8-15-14-am

The first step was to tear everything out:photo-nov-17-9-08-39-am

The homeowners wanted 28″ by 4′ windows instead of full-length, so we framed in the walls around the new windows:photo-nov-17-2-52-37-pm

With a new Masonite® exterior door and vinyl Window Mart® windows, surrounded by  HardiePlank® Siding, this job is complete:photo-nov-18-11-44-19-am

Addition on House

We enclosed a 23 x 23 carport to make a new room on this house in New Hope, Arkansas.

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The addition is framed in:20160406_084110

Next we installed OSB plywood on exterior walls and installed the vinyl double-paned windows:20160406_110648IMG_20160405_16352555920160406_161632

Here the housewrap and insulation is installed:20160406_161912

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Next we hung drywall and installed the exterior door:20160510_120027

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After installing the vinyl floor, painting, and installing trim, the new room is complete:Photo Jun 13, 10 32 47 AM

Close-ups of the vinyl floor and baseboard:Photo Jun 13, 10 32 20 AM

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The exterior of the completed addition with Heartland® vinyl siding:20160510_120044