The Fun Stuff

Before and After Pictures
In Progress and Coming up

Lake Front Living

Built Green Level Achieved = GOLD

Almost Complete


The pre-stripped house wrap at the top of walls is the first step in installing an exterior air barrier.

This method eliminates the need for poly sheeting behind drywall, and also removes time consuming detailing of joist ends, etc.

Exterior: Siding almost complete

Interior: Finishing stages

Renderings and house plans by Adapt Design:

“Blast” House Addition


Before and After

Exterior painting will have to wait until Spring

This project required blasting.  Location of the addition is on solid rock.

Gordon Head Bungalow transforming to Modern Farmhouse


Large scale renovation and addition that has New Home Warranty.

Hazmat demo, extensive foundation work, and all new services.

Bonus: A 20′ x 40′ detached garage/workshop was also part of the project

Sneak Peek Inside: Christmas time!

Gordon Head “Bunker”


Typical 1960’s split-level house.  Re-framed the building to accommodate the seismic/post disaster design, and high performance energy standards. Maintained the building footprint, and roof line. Click here to read the article in Modern Home Magazine for more details.

Gorge Waterway Cottage


1920’s bungalow with an awkward bedroom addition jutting out into a shared driveway.  Rebuilt home to conform to current building codes, and has New Home Warranty coverage.  Main floor has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and there is a legal basement suite with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms.

Before: Entry to kitchen was through a doorway from the living room.

After: Kitchen space is open to the living room.

Before: View of partition wall that separated the living room from the kitchen.

After: Living room now flows naturally through to the kitchen.