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 did you or the homeowner splurge on?

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch They did a really nice kitchen with custom cabinets.

How big is the space?

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch 7459 sq. ft.

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

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch There was a structural challenge working within an existing footprint to add a second story.

Any advice for staying on budget?

Steven P. Besch

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

How long did this project take?

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch Design and permits: 4 months Construction: 9 months

What are some of the key materials you used?

Steven P. Besch

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

What renovations did you do?

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch 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.

What is the style?

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch transitional

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

Steven P. Besch

Steven P. Besch They wanted to add an entire second floor. They also wanted to redo the front fa?ade. It was a red brick with white trim.

What???s your favorite part of the new space?

Steven P. Besch

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