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basamx wrote:
What is the roof pitch on this house?
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kevin akey - azd architects - michigan
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Angie VanEman wrote:
WINDOWS and GARAGE DOOR!! GORGEOUS HOUSE!! - Where did you find the windows about the garage and the garage door? I LOVE THIS HOUSE!!!
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Thanks for getting back to me. The house looks amazing. We are doing a major reno on a westcoast contemporary in British Columbia. Ripping the roof off and changing much more to the style you built here. Your house was the main inspiration for the design. Did you tie the trusses into a flush beam above the windows in the garage? Thanks Bruce
March 8, 2013 at 4:53PM   
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Clopay Building Products
Clopay makes a commercial grade aluminum and glass garage door called the Avante Collection. Dealers located in B.C.
March 11, 2013 at 6:03PM   
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presetar wrote:
Garage door - What type of garage door is this?
     Comment   January 19, 2013
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Lisa A
More companies are making this commercial style door for residential application. I have one and it's the coolest in the neighborhood. Clopay makes one, Wayne Dalton, Amarr. Just google "aluminum garage door" and you'll find options. It is not inexpensive -- mine approached $5K installed but it makes a statement. Be mindful the more translucent options allow neighbors to know if your vehicle is parked inside or not. It IS nice to have all the natural light from the translucent panels but you can pick from a variety of colors and levels of opaqueness.
January 26, 2013 at 3:03PM     
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I dont know where you are from but to me 5K certainly is steep for a garage door. The only way I could justify something like that is it is the front of the house. But you'd better keep a very neat garage !!!! LOLWrite a comment
August 28, 2014 at 5:31PM   
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kdogoneill1 wrote:
Siding - Is this Tongue & Groove siding, or does it overlap?
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a custom cut tongue and groove - theres a 1.5" reveal cut into it
January 7, 2013 at 9:25AM   
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It is absolutely beautiful! You do wonderful work. We are building new in Minnesota & our architect designed tongue & groove into the home, however, our builder is concerned with the weather (expanding/shrinking) that we will experience rotting underneath. Any thoughts or suggestions? Ours does not have the 1.5" reveal cut.
January 7, 2013 at 10:10AM   
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vickyhassi wrote:
What type of siding is this - specifically! This is a gorgeous house!
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clear cedar
July 8, 2012 at 7:29AM   
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pattyespinoza wrote:
Do you have pictures of interior floor plan and back exterior?
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not many but if u go to under the contemporary portion u will find it under the oleshansky residence
January 28, 2014 at 3:54PM   
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judgesmall wrote:
type of exterior stone and color please!!!! - Kevin, please provide the stone and color. i am renovating a house in Bloomfield Hills....thanks so much.
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Omega mantels of Stone
I dont know exactly but here is something similar on this website :
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January 5, 2013 at 9:21PM   
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el dorado cultured stone i believe
March 26, 2014 at 6:13AM   
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bdesigns172 wrote:
Do you have more pictures of this house?
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July 3, 2012 at 8:27PM   
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