A Big Renovation Project for 2014

Ivahs House Front CornerIf all goes as planned, we will be the proud owners of this cute little brick home located at 2044 Grande Avenue SE by the end of this calendar year!  And as you may imagine, that is when the fun will really start with this project!

Hopefully, you will all agree by looking at these pictures that this home has potential…or great bones.  But you can also see that there is A LOT of work that will need to be done.

Here is a fairly comprehensive list of what we have planned for this historic home Ivahs House Back and Garagerenovation project:

  • Replace steam heat system w/forced air furnace & central A/C
  • Replace roof
  • Replace gutters & downspouts
  • Chimney repair & tuckpointing
  • Update electrical supply panel (Necessary for A/C installation.)
  • Remove carpet & vinyl and repair/refinish or replace wood floor where possible
  • Re-face kitchen cabinets
  • Remove suspended ceiling in kitchen and repair ceiling
  • Replace light(s)
  • Remove wallpaper, repair walls, and repaint
  • Install gas fireplace insert
  • Remove radiators and covers
  • Put original french doors back in entrance to sunroom
  • Caulk all windows and repaint window frames
  • Repair fascia and cover with aluminum
  • Replace storm doors
  • Repair/replace basement windows, glass, and window well covers
  • Replace garage door and repair front of garage
  • Remove dead trees
  • Repair fence
  • Landscaping

Ivahs House BackyardFollow along in 2014 as we work our way through this historic home renovation!

Author: HBA

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