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Marjorie and Tim’s Home

This Wallingford home is an impeccable
1919 Seattle Craftsman.

The vision was to seamlessly remodel the basement to the same standards as the original main floor. The homeowners are passionate about the period home they live in, and did extensive research that helped guide them in their planning. They said “It was very important to us that the new work be aesthetically in keeping with the architectural details of the rest of our house, and Brian made this happen.”

This remodel was featured in Sarah Susanka’s book, Not So Big Remodeling: Tailoring Your Home for the Way You Really Live. Examples covered were the 174 sq. ft. excavated back entry that adds above-grade character, thick interior walls that give a sense of permanence with floor-to ceiling bookshelves, and valuable storage gained from nooks and crannies.

Remodel highlights

  • Addition to back of the house
  • Outdoor seating area and garden
  • Media room
  • Yoga room
  • Second bath
  • Wine storage
  • Modernize mechanicals: electrical, plumbing, etc.
  • Seismic retrofitting

Architect: Laura Kraft, AIA

Kim and John’s Home

This 20s home in the desirable Ravenna neighborhood was suffering from a previous remodel.

This couple had a vision of adding modern and comfortable amenities and new indoor and outdoor rooms for their growing family. This remodel was completed over four phases.

Remodel highlights

  • Kitchen with mudroom addition
  • Second-story dormer with master bath
  • Hardwood deck with bench and eating area
  • Rebuilt main floor bath
  • Basement media room