Remodeler's Showcase 2017

 

Come visit us to see how we've worked within this homes existing blueprint to reinvent a classic 1970's rambler into a space that's light, bright, and welcoming.

Follow the signs to 6209 Loch Moor Drive Edina, MN 55439  Friday-Sunday 12-6:00 PM

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Eating area (Before) 

Eating area (Before) 

Kitchen (Before) 

Kitchen (Before) 

Kitchen (Before) 

Kitchen (Before) 

Eating area (After) 

Eating area (After) 

Kitchen (After)

Kitchen (After)

Looking Back

This week we are looking back on past Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase projects. It's fun to see the spaces in their original state and how they've transformed. We're looking forward to showing a beautiful home renovation this weekend in West Edina. We would love to see you there! Link here for details

 

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My first 'Big' project just got refreshed...

Sometimes I feel like I've been designing and remodeling houses for ever.  Well this article in the latest issue of Mpls/St Paul Magazine may confirm that feeling.  

A project I designed too long ago, is featured in our portfolio, just got a glamorous update by a local interior designer for new owners of the home.  Kerry Ciardelli of Victory Home and Interiors did the redo.  Neat to see that at the same time the kitchen got a refreshing, the classic major elements of the project remained through the refreshing and look as great as they did over a fifteen years ago.  Handsome cabinets, timeless soapstone countertops, rich red brick backsplash and an invigorating blue European range translate wonderfully from a rustic  French Country aesthetic to a classic modern colonial one.    -Jeff

 

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It's Never Easy

Each project, each homeowner, and each property are unique.  What so many of the projects we are working on currently have in common are unique zoning situations.  At present we have an application in with the City of Minneapolis' Historic Preservation commission in order to construct a new home in south Minneapolis, and last month we were awarded a Conditional Use Permit to construct an addition to a home in the flood plain along Minnehaha Creek.  

This spring we are also working with the City of Minnetonka and the Nine Mile Creek Watershed District to determine the suitability of a property for a new home that abuts not only a lake, but a separate wetland as well, and we cannot leave out the bluff condition that exists on the site and requires separate setbacks and considerations.  If that wasn't enough we are also assisting some homeowners in the preliminary stages of applying for a difficult variance with the City of Edina.  

Designing and constructing unique projects here at Quartersawn is our specialty.  While we may lay in bed at night and dream of building simple homes on simple sites in simple farm fields, we love the challenges older homes and unique sites bring.  After all how difficult of a three dimensional puzzle does a flat, open, farm field offer?

 

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