This original 1,600-square-foot, Alamo Heights, Texas, ranch-style home was built in 1953. It is a 2017 Best in American Living Awards Silver winner for Entire Home Remodel up to $250,000. The owners required expansion for their growing family but were on a limited budget, so costs were focused on an […]

Cordova is a renovation that combines modern design, darker tones and multiple textures with a palette of steel, stone, reclaimed wood and glass. The result is a perfect flavor with a Mid-Century Modern coating and a delicious modern/organic interior filling. The low pitch of the original roof created a perfect […]

This Best in American Living Awards Gold winning remodel was a hodgepodge of interior and exterior spaces, materials and styles. New additions blend with the existing structure, a foyer was added to soften the entry and walls were removed within, creating open spaces filled with natural light. Simple and consistent […]

A renovation of the 1904 home of one of Grapevine, Texas’ first mayors sought to preserve the house’s architectural significance while improving its performance. Bricks from the home’s piers were removed, cleaned and then reused for brick sidewalks by the entry. A gable and dormer with cedar-shake siding with curved […]

In this restoration of an Westminster, S.C., historic 1840s home, old, wavy glass was located from various salvage yards to restore the home’s original windows. Drywall was removed to uncover the original heart-pine wall. Care was taken when installing the new systems to preserve the historical part of the house. […]