Bungalow Gets Second Chance With Patient Owners
Before and After Photos:
Resurrected with Love
Door Store and Windows Consultant:
Rock Paper Hammer (website)
Deep Creek Builders
- Integrity Wood-Ultrex Double Hung Windows
- Integrity Wood-Ultrex Awning Windows
- Integrity Wood-Ultrex Polygon
- Integrity All-Ultrex Double Hung Window
- Marvin Wood-Clad In-Swing French Door
- Simpson Craftsman Door
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This project was nominated for the 2016 Integrity Red Diamond Achievers Award and finished in the Top 10!
Armed with ideas and a desire to bring the home back to its original glory, the owners worked with architect Emily Fisher and builder TM Faversham of Deep Creek Builders to resurrect this gem. The home is in a historic preservation area, so many decisions had to be approved by the preservation board. The final result is a charming bungalow that fits perfectly on the historic street.
- Many windows were beyond repair, so builder TM Faversham recommended Integrity windows for their value, durability, low maintenance and flexible design options to help meet historic preservation requirements.
- Architect Emily Fisher went to work to get the Integrity windows approved by the historic preservation board. The preservation board was reluctant to approve replacing windows, but after seeing a cutaway sample of an Integrity window, the windows were ultimately approved.
- The owners wanted black exterior color for their windows to keep the home’s period look. Integrity’s Ebony color fit the bill and the Ultrex fiberglass material offers low-maintenance and a highly durable finish.
- Energy efficiency was a concern for the homeowners. They were pleasantly surprised that new Integrity windows along with a healthy application of foam insulation throughout the house has resulted in utility bills that are one-third lower than previous bills.
- The home also was expanded with a 28′ addition to the back of the house to accommodate an extra bedroom, updated master bath and an open family room. Integrity Wood-Ultrex In-Swing French Doors bring abundant light and open from the family room to an 11 foot back deck that runs the width of the home.
The bungalow is now enjoying a revival. From the street, it looks as if it hasn’t changed in almost 100 years, but inside, the home is updated and energy-efficient. The homeowners are thrilled with the renovation and enjoy the satisfaction from rescuing this little gem.
I love working with Integrity windows and doors because I know I’ll get exactly what I want with no problems and great quality control. And the people at Door Store and Windows take all the worries out of the project.
– TM Faversham, Builder