I'm speaking at the MREA Energy Fair, Friday May 15th at 2:30 and 5:30 to spread the good word on green design and remodeling. Here's what I plan to say!
Remodeling is your opportunity to improve all kinds of layout flaws - tight corners, inadequate kitchen storage, not enough privacy for bedrooms - AND improve your relationship with the sun.
This addition scheme adds a mid-story den behind the garage creating a split level. Here are the pros and cons this scheme for a recent project
This addition scheme pushes new masses out to the back and side. Here are the pros and cons this scheme for a recent project
One of the most common ways to add onto a ranch is to push back or add a win. Here are the pros and cons this scheme for a recent project
One of the ways to add onto a ranch is to add a story. Here are the pros and cons this scheme for a recent project
Sometimes the best way to remodel is to add on. Here are four ways to add a little extra to a ranch with a walk out basement.
It is relatively easy to put an addition on to a ranch style house. In fact, they were designed with just that idea in mind.
Two weeks ago I took the most dramatic step yet in bringing the basement plans to fruition. A crew of plumbers showed up at 8 in the morning with jack hammers and tore up a big patch of concrete slab in the basement. This is step one of removing the ridiculous open-to-the-laundry toilet and shower … Continue reading Basement Progress: The Huge Hole to get at the Under-Slab Plumbing