An enclosed porch gets an upgrade

This owner is lovingly restoring his home, doing most of the work himself. He asked Cobalt to remove the existing enclosed porch, that originally was open with railings. The customer did the demo work himself, and we framed the addition on a new concrete foundation. The details of the new addition were to match the…

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Barb’s deck replacement

It was time to replace the 25-year-old clear cedar decking and stair treads with something that would compliment this Phinney Ridge cottage. We used batu, an FCS-certified timber from South America known for its hardness, beauty, and natural durability. The stair treads are cedar trimmed with batu. It’s gorgeous and warm. Photos by Barb Rowan.

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Farmhouse kitchen remodel

Adding six feet to the back of a house can yield a dramatic increase in usable space. We went from a small, cramped space to a beautiful gourmet kitchen with built-in eating nook, custom cabinets, and farmhouse sink.

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Cindy’s new bathroom

By adding a dormer to this bathroom, it allowed a person to stand up in the bathtub! Private his-and-her sinks eliminates morning bottlenecks. Photos by John Frey.

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