Asian Themed Mid-Century Remodel
Asain Themed Mid-Century Remodel
In this project, we completely demolished the existing family, dining, and living room down to the foundation. We modified the foundation to enlarge the spaces and make it more livable. The duct work below the floor was upgraded. We framed new (thicker) walls, installed fiberglass BIBS (blown-in blanket system) insulation in the walls and ceiling. The owner liked the look of modern materials, so Paralam beams were used for headers and structural members. We created custom, clear vertical grain fir cabinets. The position of the entry door was relocated and numerous upgrades were made to the home during construction. We remodeled the kitchen, the main entrance to the house, and the upstairs bedroom suite as well.
“I’ve had major renovations done on four houses, including a 100 year old 3-story townhouse in Chicago, this has been by far the best and smoothest remodel experience in my life”
David Fiske and Valerie Lau, Corvallis
Ipe Hardwood Flooring
The floors, decks and some exterior window trim are Ipe hardwood. This is a tropical hardwood that is sustainably harvested. It takes a skilled and experienced carpenter to successfully install this extremely hard and durable product.
Aging In Place
This dishwasher was raised for ease of use. We have extensive knowledge and experience working with clients who want to remain in their home comfortably for years to come, as well as clients with disabilities.
Copper Rain Chain
Instead of standard downspouts, we installed a hammered copper cup rain chain. A note of caution: in rainy, blustery Corvallis, some may regret this choice since water splashes well beyond the chain.
Fire charred pantry
To create a unique look, we torched the wood doors of the cabinets, then wirebushed loose char off, before sealing the cabinets with lacquer. Please ask us about custom touches for your project.
What our Clients are Saying
“When Old Spaghetti Factory's contractor failed, Bob called us for help. We stepped in and completed their new restaurant, on budget and on time.”
Carl Christianson, Superintendent and OwnerSee the project
“The client greatly appreciated the clear and detailed estimate and the professionalism shown in it. In addition, the inclusion of a project completion timeline, and one that seems reasonably rapid, was well received by the client. While your proposal was higher than the other bid received, the thoroughness and items mentioned above, provided the client with confidence that there is a reasonable reason for the higher price. The clients are seriously considering your bid as they see a lot of benefits to working with a company of your size, experience, and thoroughness.”
The Architect representing a Homeowners Association, Corvallis
“Since 2011, we've removed, repaired, load tested or replaced most of the fire escapes around OSU. Please call us for advice on your fire escape.”
Carl Christianson, OwnerSee the project