The exterior is still awaiting final painting, but the interiors are complete at the NW Portland Dormer Project.
The project adds a large dormer across the entire back (west) half of the attic creating a new master suite with master bedroom, master bathroom, separate water closet, master walk-in closet, and laundry. On the interior, the existing non-code compliant stair to the second floor has been replaced. Head height issues at the top of the stair have been resolved by installing a large skylight. A new ridge beam was installed allowing the new dormer side and existing side to be vaulted creating a sense of openness.
Energy efficient upgrades such as an high efficiency heat pump for the existing lower floor, a new high efficient mini-split system for the second floor / new dormer, a new high efficiency water heater, and increased insulation were installed.
On the exterior, the existing asbestos siding has been carefully removed and replaced. Replacing the siding allowed the opportunity to repair the exterior sheathing, seal air leaks, and install a proper weather resistant barrier.
The project was built by Hammer & Hand, Structural Engineer was Darla Wall / Willamette Building Solutions, and the custom vanity cabinet & mirror designed for the master bathroom was built by Jason Andrews Design.