Sweat Equity

Not every addition is designed to sweat in. After considering a main floor addition for an exercise room, our customer came up with the idea of having it located over the existing game room below. This meant it would be accessible only by the master suite – which worked out well for the adjacent bathroom and steam shower. The design began with engineering the floor loads and designing the mechanical layout through the new structure. …

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3 Barrel Island

A subterranean fitness room was chosen as an ideal location for a wine cellar. By modifying the structural support of the upper floors, a steel beam now replaces two columns, and relocated mechanical systems make way for precious headroom.

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New England Man Cave

If you are a fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and Tuskegee University, this is the room for you. An existing bonus room over the garage gets a makeover that includes a corner bar, 2 wall mounted TV’s, a 60-inch rear projection TV and pool table over pre-finished sculpted floating hardwood floor system. A very budget-friendly upgrade to this home resulted in an award for best room renovation under $50,000.

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Repurposed Wine Cellar

This subterranean mechanical room was home to the son’s make-shift rock band rehearsal studio, complete with sound mixing equipment and a drum set. A mahogany racking system had been designed and built to fit a previous project that was cancelled due to lack of funds in the declining market. Having been stored for a couple years in our shop, the components were modified to be repurposed in a space that was sized to fit the…

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Safari Man Cave

For the outdoorsman: a special room for your trophies. For the billiards player: a ceiling with no chalk dots. This room has it all, including heated floor and directional lighting. Scamper up 3 steps to the kitchen or slip out the back to the hot tub. A jaguar goes on the floating shelf over the window, not in the garage.

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