All posts tagged "604 Second Street"
Superior Decorative Concrete Coatings, Sealers, Epoxy Floor Systems and More
Introduction: The homeowners, Mike and Robin, asked us to rebuild and restore a free-standing detached one car garage on the property that was about to collapse. Mike placed special emphasis on updating the garage, as he is...
- Posted April 22, 2018
DPG Design – When It’s Time to Partner With Pros
One of the key elements and challenges in authentically renovating and updating a historic 100 plus year-old bungalow was to “complete” the overall picture by selecting just the right mix of landscape and hardscape that would best...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Sustainable Synthetic Siding on Point with Traditional Wood
We wanted something durable, green and sustainable that would also be attractive and authentic to the home’s appearance. Pining for a rough-hewn redwood exterior proved cost-prohibitive for an historic home renovation project. Unfortunately, the home’s exterior siding...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Pompei Nursery – Living Beauty
As a century-old home was being readied for extensive updating – both inside and out – by Carey Bros. Remodeling, a second partner in the project — DPG Design — was focused on the exterior landscaping that...
- Posted April 9, 2018
Air King Offers Ventilation Solution for Historic Renovation
Given today’s airtight construction and the sealing of every opening, maximizing air circulation and improving indoor air quality is especially important. The good news is there are fewer drafty homes due to more stringent energy codes, which...
- Posted April 8, 2018
Belgard Pavers the Way to Success
A small, weathered and aging 111-year old bungalow, located at 604 Second Street in Old Town Brentwood California, presented a unique challenge for Carey Brothers Remodeling to do a total top-to-bottom and inside-out period restoration. The house...
- Posted March 25, 2018
Using Custom Made Doors on a Historic Renovation, with Simpson Door Company
Finding doors to match our renovation to the “T” was a major concern, however, we thrilled to find that the Simpson Door company could manufacture for us. Both entry and interior doors we created from Douglas Fir,...
- Posted March 17, 2018
Floored by Bamboo – Who Knew?
When it came to replacing the flooring all throughout a 111-year old home they were restoring, Carey Bros. Remodeling thought long and hard before making a surprising (yet quite logical) choice. The home being restored is a...
- Posted November 10, 2017
Jeffrey Court Tile – Fashion Forward and Timeless
One of the key visual elements and challenges in authentically renovating and updating a historic 100 year-old plus bungalow was to find and select just the right vintage-looking ceramic tiles for the various rooms. The century-old home,...
- Posted October 28, 2017
Back to the Future with Shaker Style Cabinetry
The project was to completely update a modest 1,177 sq. ft 100 year-old plus home, inside and out, in old town Brentwood, California. Originally a catalog design mail-order kit that reportedly was among roughly 600 small bungalows...
- Posted October 20, 2017