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Minnesota Private Residence traditional-exterior
 

Minnesota Private Residence

Perched on wooded hilltop, this historical estate home was thoughtfully restored and expanded, addressing the modern needs of a large family and incorporating the unique style of its owners. The design is teeming with custom details including a porte cochère and fox head rain spouts, providing references to the historical narrative of the site’s long history.
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August 17, 2014
hurricane1946 wrote:
The downspouts are larding into the ground? How is this affecting the
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Thanks for your interest in our project, the downspouts are connecting into sewer lines under the patio.
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April 11, 2013
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What is the knee wall constructed of and how are the screens attached?
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Thank you for your question. Our records are stored off-site for this project so we cannot reference them to answer you question. The general contractor was Erotas Building Coporation located in Excelsior Minnesota
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October 3, 2012
my3bears wrote:
is there a company that specilizes in the chimney tops like these. Thanks
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Buechel Stone Corp
Superior clay has a large offering of colors and at http://www.claychimneypots.com/
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Thank you for your interest in our project. These pots are in fact from Superior Clay Products.
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Scott's Creative Home
I have used rubber roofing and then floated the deck above so that one is not walking on the actual roofing substrate.
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Thank you for your interest in our project, for this roof we used a modified bitumen roof (like a rubber roof) pitched to drain to the fox head scuppers. The wood deck is built on top of that on ripped 2x framing to make it level and is not fastened through the membrane, it just floats on top and is contained by the perimeter curb. The ceiling of the porch can be stained wood with a good clear coat finish or if you are going to paint it use something like Azel pvc bead board. We hope this information is helpful.
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