Room Addition in Chesapeake, Virginia

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Finished Picture of Custom Room Addition Jim Hicks Home Improvement Designed & Built in Chesapeake, Virginia

Our clients came to us with a dream for a sunroom addition where they could be comfortable and look out upon their gardens in which they enjoyed investing many hours and much care.

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Custom Made Windows and PVC trim ensure the beautiful details of the room addition will not suffer rot or deterioration over the years to come.

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Interior finished pictures of the room addition. The large windows bring in the gardens to the home.

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The cased opening in the background was once a kitchen window. The brick is the original exterior wall of the home. The mini-split air conditioner over the cased opening heats and cools the entire room.

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The interior lighting is provided by sconces and ceiling fans with light kits.

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The floors are tile

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The sizes, locations and numbers of the windows were very important to our clients. They wanted everything to have balance and symmetry.

But how did it all come together? How did our clients progresss from concept to finished product? When we first met our clients they had clipped pictures from different magazines for inspiration.   Each picture had a detail or an element they wanted included in their project.  The pictures were very helpful in understanding the vision our clients had.

Chesapeake Room Addition Inspirational Pictures (1) Chesapeake Room Addition Inspirational Pictures (2)These are pictures I took of the magazine clips.

 

 

 

 

 

The rear of the house when we first saw it looked like this:

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We commissioned Dave Dispirito from Homesite, Inc. for the design.  Dave did a fantastic job of putting to paper the images our clients had in their heads.  After several revisions to get it just right, work began on the room addition. (If you liked this room addition, you might also like this one: Family Room in Seaford)

First the footers were dug and poured:Chesapeake Room Addition in Progress pix (2)

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The block foundation in progress

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The driveway became the staging area for all the materials that would be needed for the new room addition

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The floor was framed

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The walls were framed. The large openings are for the huge windows, that will bring the outside into the new room.

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House wrap is what keeps the water out of the house. No matter what kind of exterior cladding is used: siding, trim, or brick – it will all leak. House Wrap keeps the framing dry and the water outside.

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The foundation’s brick veneer, designed to match the house, is almost done!

 

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Windows are in!

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Our clients wanted a flat roof detail but were concerned about it’s reliability. Thankfully, we have a strong background in roofing! We installed a tapered self adhered two ply modified system.

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All done! The trim details were custom designed by our Production Director and our Client and made on site from PVC. They will never rot or suffer insect damage.

The windows were custom made from Custom Vinyl Products with Low E/Argon energy efficient glass. The room was conditioned with a new mini-split air conditioner.  The floor was tile. Interior lighting included sconces and ceiling fans with light kits.

 

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Learn more about room additions in this article: Room Addition Interiors

Comments

  1. Love the sunroom addition! Thanks for sharing.

  2. love this addition,,,what are the dimensions?

  3. Beautiful!!!!

  4. Wonderful job, Jim! Did the owners do the decorating? It’s lovely!

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