FAMILY ROOM ADDITION
In a style appropriate to the existing house,add a 16-by-25-foot room on a crawlspace foundation with siding and fiberglass shingle roof. Include drywall interior with fiberglass insulation, pre-finished hardwood floor, and 180 square feet of glazing including windows, atrium-style exterior doors, and two operable skylights. Tie into existing HVAC. Add electrical system to code, including 12 recessed ceiling lights.
GARAGE DOOR REPLACEMENT
Remove and dispose of existing 16×7-foot garage door and tracks. Install new 4-section garage door on new galvanized steel tracks; reuse existing motorized opener. New door is uninsulated, single- layer, embossed steel with two coats of baked-on paint, galvanized steel hinges, and nylon rollers. 10-year limited warranty.
MAJOR KITCHEN REMODEL
Update an outmoded 200-square-foot kitchen with a functional layout of 30 linear feet of semi-custom wood cabinets, including a 3-by-5-foot island; laminate countertops; and standard double- tub stainless-steel sink with standard single-lever faucet. Include energy-efficient range, ventilation system, built-in microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and custom lighting. Add new resilient flooring. Finish with painted walls, trim, and ceiling.
MANUFACTURED STONE VENEER
Remove a 300 square-foot continuous band of existing vinyl siding from the bottom third of the street-facing façade, beginning at the garage, continuing around the main entry, and ending at the corner of the side addition. Replace with adhered manufactured stone veneer, including 36 linear feet (LF) of sills, 40 LF of corners, and one address block. Installation includes two separate layers of water resistive barrier laid over bare sheathing, corrosion resistant lath and fasteners, and nominal 1⁄2-inch-thick mortar scratch coat and setting bed. Outline the archway using an 8×10-inch keystone and a soldier course of flats on either side.
MASTER SUITE ADDITION
Add a 24-by-16-foot master bedroom suite over a crawlspace. Include walk-in closet/dressing area, a freestanding soaker tub, separate 3-by-4-foot ceramic tile shower, and double-bowl vanity with solid-surface countertop. Bedroom floor is carpet; bathroom floor is ceramic tile. Painted walls, ceiling, and trim. General and spot lighting, exhaust fan; electrical wiring to code.
MINOR KITCHEN REMODEL
In a functional but dated 200-square-foot kitchen with 30 linear feet of cabinetry and countertops, leave cabinet boxes in place but replace fronts with new shaker-style wood panels and drawer fronts, including new hardware. Replace cooktop/oven range and slide-in refrigerator with new energy-efficient models. Replacelaminate countertops; install midpriced sink and faucet. Repaint trim, add wall covering, and remove and replace resilient flooring.
Remove existing roofing to bare wood sheathing and dispose of properly. Install 30 squares of 235-pound fiberglass asphalt shingles (min. 25-year warranty) with new felt underlayment, galvanized drip edge, and mill-finish aluminum flashing. Assume a 5-square hip roof; custom flashing at two average-size skylights; and custom cap treatment at vented ridge.
Replace 1,250 square feet of existing siding with new siding. Include factory trim at all openings and corners.
In a style similar to the rest of the home, add a first-floor family room and a second-floor bedroom with full bathroom in a 24-by- 16-foottwo-storywingoveracrawlspace.AddnewHVACsystemto handle addition; electrical wiring to code.
Family room: Include a prefabricated gas fireplace; 11 3-by-5- foot double-hung insulated clad-wood windows; an atrium-style exterior door; carpeted floors; painted drywall on walls and ceiling; and painted trim.
Bathroom: 5 by 8 feet. Include a one-piece fiberglass tub/shower unit; standard white toilet; wood vanity with solid-surface countertop; resilient vinyl flooring; and mirrored medicine cabinet with built-in light strip; papered walls; and painted trim; exhaust fan.
Bedroom: Include walk-in closet/dressing area; carpet; painted walls, ceiling, and trim; general and spot lighting.
UNIVERSAL DESIGN BATHROOM
Begin with an existing 5×7 bathroom with toilet, tub shower, stor- age space, overhead light, tile floor, and single bathroom vanity with sink and a mirror behind the sink. Widen doorway so the room is accessible by wheelchair. Replace existing door with a wood interior door and standard interior door knobs with push- button lock. Reinforce bathroom walls as appropriate to support grab bars, towel hooks, and seats. Place electrical switches and outlets at heights that make them accessible to a person in a wheelchair. Replace existing 3×5 tub/shower unit with a walk-in, zero-threshold shower. Install a fold-down seat in the shower area. Use a height-adjustable/removable shower head. Replace existing toilet with comfort-height toilet. Install support bars as needed next to the toilet. Replace the bathroom vanity and sink with a unit whose doors are easily accessible while sitting and has space beneath for a person to sit comfortably at it. Install a standard por- celain sink and faucets with lever handles. Place mid-priced light fixtures on either side of the mirror. Replace overhead lighting with a 100-watt equivalent LED unit. Reconfigure storage so it can be accessed from a wheelchair.