Project Spotlight: This new build home backs up to a wooded ravine and was purchased by our clients in 2019. They contacted us in September 2021 to add more functional entertaining and family gathering space to their backyard outdoor living space.

Award-winning design & build! Our Team has received 3 Contractor of the Year awards for this project in the Residential Outdoor Living Space $100,000 to $250,000 category.

The prestigious Contractor of the Year (CotY) awards are presented each year by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) at the local, regional and national levels for the design, planning and building of this project. NARI members nominate their best projects through an online portal for judging by industry professionals selected by NARI Executives outside their local chapter or region.

CotY award-winning remodeling projects have demonstrated exceptional design and craftsmanship in renovation. A diverse and impartial panel rates each project based on 5 criteria.

  • To what degree were the expressed needs of the client met?
  • To what degree does the project enhance the existing structure functionally?
  • Is there evidence of superior craftsmanship?
  • To what degree does the project enhance the existing structure aesthetically?
  • Were innovative used of materials and/or methods of construction used in the project?

The Plans

As Built & Demo Plan
Proposed Build Plan

Scope & Details

Project Year: 2023

Project Cost: $200,001 – $500,000

Our Remodel-Design-Build Team executed the project plan and scope of work to upgrade their outdoor living space which features an addition of a new timber framed porch with a stone fireplace. Architectural upgrades to the existing porch include new railing and corbels on the columns. WeatherStrong outdoor cabinets were also installed on both porches offering the functionality of both countertop service space and storage.

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Before & After Photos

Client Testimonial:

“Our favorite part of the project was the design. It’s where our ideas came to life. The onsite team were pros, good with communication and with giving us explanations on decisions we had to make. We now use the new spaces daily since completion. We have other projects planned for the future.”

Watch a video tour of this project on our YouTube channel!

Design & Build Team

Design Consultant – Margot Sheehan, UDCP

Lead Carpenter – Eric Coleman

Ready to add a new outdoor living space?

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