Mid-century restore

Restoration and addition to a 1953 Hoby Wagener house for T. Paul Maslin in the University Place Historic District, Boulder, Colorado (click here to read Modern History)

Project Team: Lawrence and Gomez Architects

Reardon Custom Homes, General Contractor

Jon X. Giltner, Structural Engineer

Steinley Plumbing and Heating

Boulder Roofing

November 30, 2011 – siding, exterior trim, and gutters complete

Front of the house now allows natural light into the basement through unobtrusive area well

New egress windows in the north side yard; power-washed house ready for sanding and painting

South elevation from the garden

Southwest corner from the kitchen – second coat of finish on wood floors, Level 5 finish on drywall

Kitchen with completed rough-ins ready to receive cabinets

Living room looking north

Builder Scott Reardon inspects finishes

November 8 – Wood floor installer and his tools

November 5 – Backer board installed on tub deck and shower surround

September 12 – Plumber installs rough piping for pot filler

September 7 – Radiant heat manifold for kitchen zone

View of in-floor radiant heat system covered with insulation on the under-side. Tubing for ceiling radiant heat will be added below the batts.

Steinley Plumbing and Heating installs tubing for in-floor radiant heat.

August 20, 2011 – Closed cell foam insulation in walls and between rafters, a key component to achieve R-49 in this thin roof. Click here to read more in Gimme Shelter.

Sixty pound concrete saw slices through existing foundation to make openings for new and larger windows.

May 3, 2011 – New foundation for kitchen addition completed; framing in progress for new dormer in master bedroom

May 3, 2011 – Deconstruction of finishes reveals existing framing