Gut Rehab, Lancaster Pennsylvania

Gut Rehab, Lancaster Pennsylvania

Context: This home was built in the 1700’s before the civil war when hand-hewn logs and chinking held homes together.  The home has survived many families, additions, and renovations over the years including an addition of a second floor.   The current homeowners,...
Why Fiberglass Insulation Sucks!

Why Fiberglass Insulation Sucks!

While I was teaching the last couple of days, several issues came up and one of them was fiberglass insulation.  I tell my students at the beginning of the semester that I hate fiberglass insulation and very rarely use it, but that’s not really fair or true.  Used in...
National MS Society

National MS Society

For the first time in 2013, Emily walked in the 50 mile, 3 day National MS Challenge Walk.  Emily will continue to support the MS foundation until a cure for MS can be found.  She participated in the National MS Challenge Walk in September of 2013, 2014, and 2015....
Addition – Kennebunk Maine

Addition – Kennebunk Maine

Context: An existing cape style home just a short few minutes from the beach in Kennebunk Maine boasts of a quiet lot and peaceful setting.  The home, having only two bedrooms on the second floor, was functional for the current owners, but wasn’t going to meet their...
Interior Renovation – Auburn Maine

Interior Renovation – Auburn Maine

Context: This young, growing family purchased an old farmhouse and needed to renovate some unused first floor space into a master suite with attached nursery to accommodate their expanding family.  Previously a large bedroom with closet, hallway, full bath, and office...