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Chore Store History Garages

Barn Raising

Fifteen years ago or so, we jacked this barn up. We repaired sills that had been damaged over time and poured a foundation under it in situ. The customer we did this job for is still a client today. We love looking back over old project photos like this. It’s a great reminder of the […]

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Additions Chore Store History Exterior Remodels

Adding On

Here are a few older projects highlighting some of the interesting additions we’ve done for folks over the years. Project #1 Here we preserved a second-story deck while increasing the space of this house by more than a third. The project also included the addition of a spacious back deck and a garage. Project #2 […]

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Chore Store History Garages New Construction

Live & Park

This garage was built with useful living space above. If you’re thinking of putting in a garage, keep in mind that it’s cheaper to build it with useful space now than to renovate later. Space above a garage can be used as a guest house, a rec room for teens, a home gym, or any […]

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Chore Store History New Construction

Room to Grow

This was one of our first new houses, built from scratch a couple of decades ago for a family that needed more space for their growing kids. Tom’s kids weren’t much older than the clients’, and some moments on the site were family affairs as the final details come together.

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Chore Store History Exterior Remodels

Log Cabin Addition

In this project, we expanded the space in the second floor of a Cape-style log cabin. Changing the angle of the roof at the back added usable floor space and natural light. Not all contractors have experience working with log cabins: we do.

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Chore Store History Interior Remodels

Kitchen Update

This particular kitchen started out not only dated in appearance, but small and dark. We opened up the room, adding a balcony to allow in more natural light from above while enlarging the space to increase the counter space.

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Chore Store History Insurance Restorations

Insurance Restorations

Flood, fire, falling trees: you name it, we’ve helped homes bounce back from it. Make us the first call after you talk to your claims adjuster. Tom has over twenty years of experience providing estimates for insurance work and has a solid working relationship with many of the local insurance companies.

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Additions Chore Store History Exterior Remodels

We Knock It Down and Build It Up Again

Major additions can require a fair amount of demolition work, which was true of this project. We have the expertise to surgically remove whatever needs removing to make space for your vision, including debris removal. We can walk you through the possibilities and help you plan the approach to a home addition that will give […]

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Chore Store History Exterior Remodels

Siding

Call us before you start planning your house residing project. We can talk you through the wide variety of siding options, including how they hold up over time.

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Chore Store History Commercial Remodels Exterior Remodels

Commercial Remodels

We’re able to work on projects bigger than individual homes. Our capacity includes overhauling a wide variety of commercial properties from the inside out. Faith Church When Faith Evangelical Free Church bought the old cinema center, it was a sticky and dated movie theater. We gutted it and turned it into a church, complete with […]