May 29th, 2013
Before & After: A Few Favorite Home Remodels
Over the past decade, we’ve worked on many remodeling projects throughout the Salt Lake Valley and beyond, converting unused warehouses to creative spaces for local businesses and renovating all kinds of homes built over the past century. A well considered remodel breathes new life and vitality into neighborhoods while utilizing existing resources. Our portfolio reflects finished projects. We thought it might be fun to post a few before images of some of the more dramatic transformations. Today we are focusing on residential projects.
Utah Style and Design featured this Country Club home renovation on the cover of their recent spring issue. The program of the Parley’s House reversed the dining and family rooms, better connecting the house to the backyard with a glazed steel window and door. A new ceiling profile and lighting creates warmth and visual interest.
Floor-to-ceiling wood paneling covered the walls of this 1960s home in the 9th & 9th neighborhood. Carefully considered finishes, a new light monitor with clerestory windows, and LED lighting transformed a dark interior into an energy efficient and light-filled space.
The kitchen in this 1920s home in the Yalecrest neighborhood was renovated a few times over the years. Opening up the ceiling and reworking the floor plan dramatically increased the functionality and appeal of the kitchen. Sunset magazine and Fine Homebuilding provide details of the renovation.
Sometimes remodels focus on capturing unused or underutilized spaces like this unfinished basement in the Wasatch Hollow neighborhood:
Attic spaces also provide an opportunity to capture existing space, as was the case for this tudor in the Yalecrest neighborhood:
If you’re considering a home remodel, it pays to do a little research. Construction costs on renovations vary broadly–from $150-$250 and up per square foot. This recent post on Remodelista has some good advice to consider. We also liked this post, complete with before and after photos of a remodeled California bungalow.