Archive for the “Renovations” Category

Time for Two!

Posted on December 7th, 2016 by Susan Vanech

Only days post completion of our last renovation, we were eager to take on our next project . . . or two!  The Westport market has so much to offer so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to act fast on multiple projects at once. Double the trouble but double the reward! Both homes are […]

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Oh Snap! That’s a Wrap!

Posted on December 6th, 2016 by Susan Vanech

While the summer carried on so did our projects as we worked on wrapping up this Westport renovation. Luckily the final tasks were the pretty type! We carefully selected tiles, fixtures, counter tops, vanities and a totally sexy stove to complete this updated space!

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Inspections passed time to Insulate!

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Susan Vanech

We passed our rough inspections which include, framing, electric and plumbing – YAY! Now it’s time to insulate with spray foam, definitely the more expensive but most effective of insulation!Insulation Time Insulation by: Fairfield Insulation, Richard Vorvis +1 (203) 957-0324  Email: [email protected]

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First Wall Up!!

Posted on March 30th, 2016 by Susan Vanech

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What… a … dump!

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Susan Vanech

What… a … dump! And that’s exactly where most of this original house ended up. More came down than expected and we kept more than we wanted in order to satisfy planning and zoning guidelines! And oh the surprises we found behind the Sheetrock. This house was built like a kid trying out his tinker […]

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P&Z hurdle

Posted on January 4th, 2016 by Susan Vanech

Town Hall Discrepancies halt the project. Great meeting with the architect! Plans to add about 1000 sq ft to the existing home while using the existing first floor and footprint is going to transform the current two bedroom farmhouse into a four bedroom 3.5 bath home with a Craftsman style feel. But wait, Planning and […]

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Westport Project

Posted on December 28th, 2015 by Susan Vanech

Introducing our not so pretty (yet) project in Westport, CT! The second I saw this home in foreclosure, I immediately knew the potential for a steal – 1500sqft, 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms on a beautiful street.  The location and neighboring homes on the street screamed for the improvement. The on site foreclosure auction was […]

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