Summertime means lots of traffic in and out of your house, especially if you have all your friends and family over for an Independence Day bash. Are your doors ready for that? And even when your exterior doors are good, there’s still this thing that happens where someone comes into the house to grab something, leaving the door open behind them…and in come the flies. Summer can be great, but if your doors aren’t up to the job, you might find yourself regretting that party instead of enjoying it.
We can help you with that, just as we helped this homeowner. That fly problem? We built custom screen doors with heavier wire screen on the bottom half to keep out other animals. For a rustic look, we slightly burned the yellow pine frame of the doors:
We installed two new fiberglass exterior doors in place of her old metal ones:
And then we installed her new custom-built screen doors over them:
She’s ready for summer and parties, and so are her doors. What about yours? It may be too late to get new doors before the 4th, but other holidays and other parties will come…will you be ready for them?
Call us today at (870) 845-1121 for a free estimate!
For most of us, a new house is a dream always just beyond the horizon. And whether your ideal home is big and modern or small and cozy, it’s the getting to design it just as you want it that’s the important part. Your own perfect home. Can’t you just picture it?
But when the day comes for you to actually turn that airy dream home into a real building of concrete and wood, a lot of painful little details pop up and the subcontractors don’t show up when you thought they were going to and that color paint turns out to look terrible once it’s actually on the wall and the vanity sink came in the wrong size and suddenly you start wondering if all this stress is really worth it. Yeah, you knew building a new house wouldn’t be effortless, but after all, nothing worth having comes without a little effort, right? But it is the 21st century and surely by now someone has invented some way to turn THAT MUCH STRESS into something slightly less painful.
Yes, someone has. It’s why we exist. Whether you choose to have us take over all the stress of your project or only certain parts of it, as this gentleman did, we are here to help make getting your dream home as painless as possible.
When we arrived on the gentleman’s project, the house was only a metal frame on a concrete slab. So first we got busy installing metal on the exterior:
The homeowner chose Metal Max Brite Red metal for the exterior walls:
The metal trim was in the Burnished Slate color:
And the roof was covered in Metal Max Galvalume metal:
Next, it was time to get inside and get started on the interior framing:
We used rough-sawn yellow pine lumber for the interior framework:
The interior walls were insulated with Knauf® batt insulation:
While the exterior walls and ceiling were sealed against the elements with spray foam insulation:
We installed drywall on most of the interior walls and some ceilings:
But for several of the walls upstairs, the owner opted for a more rustic look with 1 x 6 tongue & groove yellow pine on the walls:
And to complete the rustic feel, the upstairs ceilings were covered in old barn metal:
And now it’s time for the fun part: a few shots of the finished interior, clearly a comfortable, well-love and lived-in home:
Is this the type of home you dream of? Or is your style something completely different? Whether your dream home is rustic, modern, industrial, vintage, or a style of your own invention, we would love to hear about it and help turn your castle in the air into a castle on the earth…you know, one you can actually walk into and live in. Call us today at (870) 845-1121 for a free consultation to get you started!