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Construction on Takoma Park House Progress 2

Construction Update Construction is cruising along in Takoma Park, Maryland as the Brown House renovation and addition project is progressing.  As seen in the first picture below the front door has been moved to the side. The front door is the main reason the client was frustrated with the house. By moving the door over to where the window is we are able to create a mudroom/landing space right as you enter. Below is a shot of the siding going up on the house. The siding is all Hardie Board, 4x8 sheets with vertical strips to get the effect of board and batten.  All of it will be painted black, trim, board, batten, panels, etc.   Horizontal Cedar Railing for the deck Drywall progress inside! Those are boxes of the fun tile the homeowner ordered. Ah the skylight, always, always, always a great idea! We debated adding mor windows to the blank wall, but I advised...

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Have you thought of a metal roof?

Working in the mountains of Colorado, we've utilized so many different roof pitches, styles and materials. In climates where long term durability and piece of mind reliability season after season - you can't beat what a standing seam metal roof can give you. It's like the tofu of architectural materials, you can flavor it up anyway you want. [caption id="attachment_3131" align="aligncenter" width="780"] Birdseye[/caption] For years now we've been tracking how others have been utilizing this material outside of the 'traditional' climates and uses - and I have to say we are impressed with the opportunities for design. Our clients love to select images of projects utilizing standing seam in their wish lists and we couldn't be more pumped to take it from there. The clean linear lines and lifecycle costs of this application appeal to such a wide range of project types. One application that we're starting to see more traction on is...

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