This is a real catastrophe that has taken place in London in recent days. The Grenfell tower burned completely, causing many victims.
This raises the question of the renovation of buildings in general.
In this blog, we regularly talk about very beautiful renovations of houses or buildings. But it should not be forgotten that a renovation has a cost that is often high but necessary.
All the editors of this blog join me in paying tribute to the victims of this drama.
How to transform a former Belgian fortress in a house and a guest house? Trusting an architect and creativity. Included in this establishment two parts in form but linked together, one serving as a home for its inhabitants, the other guest room. The two sides have in common very large openings. The link between these two parts is done through an underground corridor.
We are here in the department of Haut-de-Seine, close to Paris, in a suburb without a problem. This house is traditional in the region, with stone and sloping roofs. This house has been renovated to allow viewing inside the stone walls, while dressing some wooden ceilings and walls. Everything is very nice and makes you want to settle in this region less known than Paris.
When the market is not good, it may be wise not to put his house up for sale, and profit for the renovation. Right now, the price of high houses prevent buyers to purchase. It is noted that fewer homeowners put their house up for sale. In parallel, we note that the number of homeowners who retrofit their homes is increasing. For example, spending on roofing and siding is up over 10%. Same goes for windows. And forecasts indicate that these figures will increase further.
Elements of the landscape increase the value of your property
The importance of the appeal, landscaping projects are among the most profitable renovations, restoration and maintenance of existing hardscape installations, in collaboration with the professional, by creating the best outdoor scenery.
Renovation of a condominium built in 1921. The oak floor has been restored, and various elements: original windows, porcelain bathtub, metal cabinets, walls and plaster moldings. The walls have been special treatment, they were so degraded.