1,440 Retrofit Home Design Photos

Susan Teare, Professional Photographer
5 Reviews
Raised Ranch Retrofit
Ideabooks1,235
Questions1
retrofitting an older house is super easy and gorgeous
deep energy retrofit higher energy efficiency envelope
The great thing about the exterior of the house was that we were able to retrofit the envelope to a higher energy efficiency, technically called a 'deep-energy retrofit,'" says architect David Pill. The exterior galvanized steel, from MBCI, and the fiber-cement siding, by
wood exterior a thing of the pastThe great thing about the exterior of the house was that we were able to retrofit the envelope to a higher energy efficiency, technically called a 'deep-energy retrofit,'" says architect David Pill. The exterior galvanized steel, from MBCI, and the fiber-cement siding, by
by Susan Teare by Susan Teare "The great thing about the exterior of the house was that we were able to retrofit the envelope to a higher energy efficiency, technically called a 'deep-energy retrofit,'" says architect David Pill. The exterior galvanized steel, from MBCI, and the fiber-cement siding, by
“steel siding with fiber-cement” — oehlera
Aidan Design
19 Reviews
DC Design House
Ideabooks9,047
Questions13
"Recess storage. Tuck a pantry, shelving or cabinets flush with the wall to keep from obstructing the kitchen's flow. It's fairly easy to retrofit a recessed niche, especially if you orient it between wall studs."
shelving/pantry/niche flush with the wall; easy to retrofit a recessed niche if you orient it between wall studs - makes best use of small kitchen space
4. Recess storage. Tuck a pantry, shelving or cabinets flush with the wall to keep from obstructing the kitchen's flow. It's fairly easy to retrofit a recessed niche, especially if you orient it between wall studs.
Recess storage. Tuck a pantry, shelving or cabinets flush with the wall to keep from obstructing the kitchen's flow. It's fairly easy to retrofit a recessed niche, especially if you orient it between wall studs.
“Built in glass cabinet” — Fischer Home Remodeling LLC
Contemporary Bedroom
Ideabooks7,832
Questions4
carpenter or contractor retrofit a space with a headboard niche like this one.
Shelves turned inward toward the bed keep books within easy reach and also present a cleaner face to the rest of the room. It would be relatively easy to have a carpenter or contractor retrofit a space with a headboard
keep books within easy reach and also present a cleaner face to the rest of the room. It would be relatively easy to have a carpenter or contractor retrofit a space with a headboard niche like this one.
keep books within easy reach and also present a cleaner face to the rest of the room. It would be relatively easy to have a carpenter or contractor retrofit a space with a headboard niche like this one.
“hidden shelves for murphy bed.” — marytony51
Seattle Architect Specializing in Custom Homes
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Lynnfield, MA outdoor living compilation and winner of a 2011 CotY award
Ideabooks1,284
Questions1
especially well for decks include banister cap lights, rope lights and downlights built into the posts. Most of these accessories are easy to find, and retrofitting an existing deck stairway should be relatively easy.
especially well for decks include banister cap lights, rope lights and downlights built into the posts. Most of these accessories are easy to find, and retrofitting an existing deck stairway should be relatively easy.
“I like the post lights” — beccom
Advanced Renovations, Inc.
26 Reviews
Additions & Renovations
Ideabooks10,915
Questions11
the simplest, structurally. They can be built to code without having to retrofit much of the existing home or its foundation. This can help them cost a lot less than second-story additions, which often require structural retrofitting down to the foundation, removing siding and disturbing interior walls
“Everything” — kriskennedy
kimberly peck architect
Bovina House
Ideabooks5,769
Questions9
Retrofit furniture. If you have a freestanding fireplace and nowhere to house your wood, consider retrofitting a piece of furniture. This bookshelf became a creative way to store wood in this home. Design tip:
“couches” — sittersregistry
Conard Romano Architects
3 Reviews
Conard Romano Architects
Ideabooks6,334
Questions7
still improve efficiency by covering single-pane windows with storm windows in winter and white shades in summer to reflect heat away from the home.8. Retrofit or replace your old furnace. The first step here is to check on the energy efficiency of your current furnace or boiler, which is measured by annual
Very old models had efficiencies in the 56 to 70 percent range, while the best new furnaces measure up to 97 percent efficient. It is possible to retrofit older furnaces and boilers to increase energy efficiency, though the cost should be weighed against the cost of replacement and energy bill savings
“Window trim” — riannicole
Paul Welschmeyer ARCHITECTS & energy consultants
2 Reviews
Edison - Airstream Redesign
Ideabooks713
Questions1
This art deco–style trailer has been fantastically retrofitted. This would be a great retreat when I’m in the dog house. Certainly not everyone will be able to refurbish a fantastic old Airstream, but how about just renting
This art deco–style trailer has been fantastically retrofitted. This would be a great retreat when I’m in the dog house.
This art deco–style trailer has been fantastically retrofitted. This would be a great retreat when I’m in the dog house.Certainly not everyone will be able to refurbish a fantastic old Airstream, but how about
“I'd love to have an airstream!” — jenhermes56
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