Leroy Residence

8/2013

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Project description

This project was the complete transformation of a one and a half story single family residence. A full second floor was added that included three bedrooms plus a master suite. the first floor was reconfigured with open family room and living spaces. The entire exterior brick veneer was removed and a new color brick ... See more

This project was the complete transformation of a one and a half story single family residence. A full second floor was added that included three bedrooms plus a master suite. the first floor was reconfigured with open family room and living spaces. The entire exterior brick veneer was removed and a new color brick veneer installed.

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Project Q&A with the homeowner and pro

What was the homeowner's main goal or motivation for doing this project?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. They wanted to add an entire second floor. They also wanted to redo the front façade. It was a red brick with white trim.

What renovations did you do?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. It was probably a 75% gut on the first floor and a whole new addition of the second floor. We reconfigured the first floor and put all the bathrooms upstairs. We modified the kitchen and bathroom area and expanded the family space.

How long did this project take?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. Design and permits: 4 months Construction: 9 months

How big is the space?

What are some of the key materials you used?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. Granite countertops, most of the tile was porcelain or ceramic with some glass tile in the kitchen.

What was your biggest challenge and/or biggest takeaway working on this project?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. There was a structural challenge working within an existing footprint to add a second story.

What is the style?

What's your favorite part of the new space?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. I really like the exterior transformation. We really squeezed in a lot on the second floor to open up the rest of the home.

What did you or the homeowner splurge on?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. They did a really nice kitchen with custom cabinets.

Any advice for staying on budget?

Besch Design, Ltd.

Besch Design, Ltd. We try to scale our design to their budget. Good communication will keep everyone on the same page and save money over time.