Posts tagged "entry way addition"

A lot happened on the entry way & driveway project today, but, unfortunately, we didn’t get very many pictures due to the rain that came through late this afternoon. The contractors worked this morning to finish digging the footing for the new entry way addition, the city inspector stopped by to check out their work,…

Work on the entry way project was delayed for a few days last week while the contractor worked with the city to get permits for our addition & driveway, but work resumed today and they made a lot of progress!  The old concrete step and driveway under the porte cochere was broken out and digging…

Today was the first work day for the project to expand the entry way and add a front porch to our house in place of the existing porte cochere.  The task for the day was to straighten out the existing roof structure so that the height looks consistent between the left and right sides ……

We officially signed and sent back the bid for the project to make some adjustments to our entry way and porte cochere last week.  At the time, the contractor thought it would be a couple of weeks before they’d be ready to start on our project, but I got a call today and they’re planning…

At the end of July, we decided it was time to act on some plans we’d had drawn up a few years ago for a small addition to solve several problems with the current configuration of our entry way.  We had two contractors come out to take a look at the drawings and give bids…

A key change we’re looking to make with our entry way addition is to make the front door more of a focal point on the front of the house so that it’s less easily overlooked by visitors. The plans we initially discussed with the architect involved refinishing and reusing the same front door we have…

Since the first time we saw our house (a little over 3 years ago now!), there have been a few areas that haven’t been exactly what we hoped for … what else can you expect with a 95 year old house?  And even though the house was in really good condition when we moved in,…

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