Bud Dietrich, AIA
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ranch house renovation contemporary-family-room
 

ranch house renovation

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November 17, 2013
anymuench wrote:
I am curious about how to put the wood on the similar ceiling I have - I am curious about whether to put the wood on the ceiling in the opposite direction? Any cons?
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anymuench
Thanks, Bud, for your quick response. Our house roof structure is scissor trusses, vaulted. My builder installed spaced wood strips perpendicular to the trusses simply to hold up the insulation, and to which the finishing T&G wood can attach to. My builder is suggesting putting the wood perpendicular to the peak line which runs maybe 35 feet over a living room, kitchen and dining area..open plan, and the boards come long enough to go from center peak to lowest wall edge without seams. My concern is that all the ceilings I see have the wood going parallel to the peak line, and I'm sure it is because they are perpendicular to the roof framing as you mention, but do you think it would look ok the other way....perpendicular to the peak center line? I would love to see this pattern in some photo.
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
You have to start with what you want to achieve visually. Running the boards parallel to the "peak line" will be very different visually from running the boards perpendicular. My sense is that the builder wants to run the boards a certain way because the "wood strips" make it easy to do so. To run the boards horizontally would require some new material to attach the boards to. But you have to ask yourself if that's how you want the finished room to look like. What does your architect think? He / she should be able to help you visualize the room and guide you into making the best decision for you.
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August 4, 2013
joeace55 wrote:
The Cabinets,what kind of wood was use? - The two on each side of the stove. Also the island. Thank you
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Pattie Aresty
So now we are looking for a waterfront home in St Petersburg!
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
Pattie

While it would be inappropriate to share the cost of this project, you should budget from $50 to $75 psf for a renovation project. The final amount will be a function of what needs to be done and what the condition of the house is.

In any event. good luck with your search. I think you'll love the Gulf Coast.
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August 4, 2013
Lois Brooks wrote:
what's the wood on the floor
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
It's a strand bamboo floor from Lumber Liquidators
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August 4, 2013
cjp2364 wrote:
Could you please tell me where to purchase sliding doors?
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
The doors were supplied by PGT Industires. You can contact Stephanie Cz (SCz@pgtindustries.com) to find a dealer near you.
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August 4, 2013
1jammy wrote:
Is this an engineered floor over a slab? What is the manufacturer? Bea - J
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
The floor is from Lumber Liquidators. It's engineered, pre-finished bamboo and is set on a slab treated with an epoxy adhesive.
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August 2, 2013
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sabrina321
Thank you Bud. Removal of the popcorn would be optimal so the ceiling height isn't lowered tooo much. But - the thought of the mess resulting from scraping popcorn terrifies me!
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
The wood is only about 3/4" thick or you can laminate a layer of 1/2" drywall to the existing ceiling. You more than likely wouldn't notice those changes in ceiling height.
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To open up the living spaces, Dietrich designed a triangular roof on the back side of house to pop up from the flat ceiling with a sunrise window. He then added sliding glass doors to pick up on the view. "This is the way you’re supposed to live in Florida," he says. Dietrich fixed the rest of the spaces so the homeowners now have a connection to the water no matter where they are standing. "We played around with different things and always the criteria was, 'Do I have a view of the water?' " Dietrich says. Leann created an ideabook on Houzz to map out her interior selections, including the paint colors, which she picked out. The blue has just the right touch of green in it to reflect the water and connect the inside with the out. Artwork: Jule Burt; wall paint: Copen Blue, Sherwin Williams; sofa: Miles Talbott; windows: PGT Industries; fan: Big Ass Fans

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