Articles Index

A Backyard Bluestone PatioThis patio is designed to: Create an outdoor space that is open, but retains a sense …Projectsdate
Sold A Modern Craftsman Bungalow2308 Grange Drive, Urbana A charming home that blends traditional design features with contemporary elements …Projectsdate
A Paver WalkwayWe love to work with pavers and stones! They appear “natural” and blend beautifully with …Before & Afterdate
Bathrooms Galore!A gallery of various improvements we have made to the most important room of the house …Projectsdate
An Artsy WindowOne of our clients purchased a beautiful pane of stained glass that he discovered while …Projectsdate
An Elliptic CeilingThis curved ceiling is an exhibit of the “Greek theme” that guides the remodeling of this …Projectsdate
A River of Mosaic TileI will describe how I work with tiles and stones of varying thickness and sizes. …Projectsdate
A One-and-a-Half Storey Addition With a StoryOur clients are a family of four that have bought a compact one-and-a-half story house …Projectsdate
A Crisp, Clean Library RemodelA client hires us to help her envision what can be done to a drab room to …Projectsdate
A Remodel With a Greek ThemeI am extremely pleased to offer you a view of how four people, an interior …Projectsdate
A Fiber Cement Board MakeoverThis project takes place for a relative all the way in Texas.  Can you tell …Projectsdate
Tuck Pointing & Rebuilding a ChimneyDecaying bricks were removed, and new bricks installed. Mortar joints were cut out and tuck-pointed. …Before & Afterdate
Window ReplacementAn old wood window with brick molding is replaced with an energy efficient Pella brown-clad …Before & Afterdate
Custom Shaker-Style CabinetI designed and built this Shaker style cabinet to fit into a tight opening between …Before & Afterdate
Remodeled GarageAn ugly old garage gets a complete make-over. New ceiling tile, wainscot paneling, and drywall. …Before & Afterdate
Structural Damage to Roof From Fallen Tree BranchA fallen tree branch had caused significant structural damage to the roof. Scaffolding was carefully …Before & Afterdate
A Patina HeadboardJay ‎“Who’s knocking there?” 🙂 Jay Nice piece of work! I like seeing something that …Projectsdate
An Unusual Window ReplacementMy clients are owners of a two story stucco home in the campus area. As …Projectsdate
A Back Bustin’ Paver JobSome years ago I did a complete make-over on an Urbana home, adding a large …Projectsdate
A Large Sunroom AdditionWANTED: An addition to provide extra space for eight super active children and two adults! …Projectsdate
A Kitchen Addition“Mel, I can’t live with our tiny kitchen! We are either going to build an …Projectsdate
A Deck, a Lake, and a Shade TreeMy clients are getting along in age. They want a deck but cannot maintain it. …Projectsdate
A Delightful Sun-Filled SunroomThis addition has to qualify as one of the most delightful and satisfying projects I …Projectsdate
A Deck in the WoodsI stepped onto the old, musty redwood deck and instantly retreated! I had almost fallen …Projectsdate