Handrails with a View
We did this outside deck here.
Got some oak leaves on it, but basically, we refinished this whole thing.
They had some issues in the final design as the job was underway where the architect hadn’t really accounted for how this roof system was going to tie in over here because when you look at the house from the dock it really is kind of symmetrical and works off-center of this whole area.
So we came up with a way to make these roof systems tie so that it looks good from the water and road and looks symmetrical, but it just left them an open corner again, which she (the client) was really happy to have because she wanted to have a spot where she could sit out in the sun but not have to go down there.
One of the things we do with every job is we don’t just problem-solve when it comes to remodels, almost on an hourly basis, but we problem-solve with design too, we have so much experience in the realm of design that often the customer doesn’t need to go back to the architect or the design consultant to find a solution or recommendations of several options that we can usually solve it with them on site.
It’s the Little Things
When we have any door on the ocean or on the decks we always put in one of these bulk latches down here. You always want to make sure that the customer can take the door and tie it in so the wind can’t do anything with it. It’s the smallest of things but it’s the little details like that when they come out here and it’s a hot day, but they’ve got a breeze, you know, or it’s a nice day and they’ve got a breeze you can’t have this $5000 door panel or door unit flying into the glass.
You know we just do little things like that that we look out for them.
Matching the ceiling wouldn’t have made sense, because it’s nothing like the roof. It would’ve looked like a mistake somebody was trying to hide.