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Family Room Additions | Remodel-Partner

Remodel Partner, Inc. Custom Designed Illinois Family Room Additions

A Illinois Remodel Partner family room addiiton can be an informal, all-purpose room in a house similar to a living room. The family room is designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, watching TV, and other family activities. Often, the family room is located adjacent to the kitchen, and at times, flows into it with no visual breaks. A family room often has doors leading to the back yard and specific outdoor living areas such as a deck, garden, or terrace. The distinction between a family room, a living room, and a recreation room may be fluid. In homes with more than one, the living room is usually the more formal room, often reserved for guests, special occasions, and the display of items such as antiques or artwork. The recreation room is

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Exterior Additions

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Porches – Sun Rooms – Room Additions – and More!

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Exterior Additions was founded by Doug Lynch in November of 1999. With an extensive background in construction and remodeling Doug has targeted to bring the loyalty, trust and respect General Contractors once had back to the industry. Exterior Additions’ mission is to provide our customers with a high quality product, stellar customer service at a competitive rate. Our unique company structure in regards to our size, employee base and general attitude translates to an unsurpassable attention to detail. Exterior Additions is heavily insured and bonded. We are state licensed in both NC/SC and are

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Preservation Brief 14: New Exterior Additions to Historic Buildings: Preservation Concerns

Detail of the side of a brick house and smaller brick and glass addition at dusk.

Detail of new addition shown in Figure 4. Photo: © Maxwell MacKenzie.

PRESERVATION BRIEFS

Anne E. Grimmer and Kay D. Weeks


A new exterior addition to a historic building should be considered in a rehabilitation project only after determining that requirements for the new or adaptive use cannot be successfully met by altering non-significant interior spaces. If the new use cannot be accommodated in this way, then an exterior addition may be an acceptable alternative. Rehabilitation as a treatment “is defined as the act or process of making possible a compatible use for a property through repair, alterations, and additions while preserving those portions or features which convey its historical, cultural, or architectural values.”


The topic of new additions, including rooftop additions, to historic buildings comes up frequently, especially as it relates to rehabilitation projects. It is often discussed and it is the subject of concern, consternation,

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