A Breath of Fresh Air: After

Who: Andrew S.
Where: Prattville, Ala.

We built new lattice skirting for the base, added a new central heating and cooling system, added new solid oak floors, new plumbing, a new bathroom, and a new kitchen. We restored and painted all the original doors and restored their hardware. The whole exterior got a touch-up and new paint, and we fixed the original double-hung windows. We also did plenty of efficiency improvements, including a new water heater, temperature-controlled attic exhaust fans, large ceiling fans, and closed-cell foam insulation under the floor system.

Who did the work: I did most of the work myself.
Cost: $50,000 to $100,000
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