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New Custom Deck In Durham

This is a custom deck which was designed and built to replace a small 4′x6′ deck in Durham, NC.  Due to setback requirements from property lines, this deck could not project out from the rear of the house more than … Continue reading

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Attic Upfit: Guest Bedroom, Full Bath And Stairs

Before: After: This project in Chapel Hill consisted of adding a guest bedroom and a full bathroom in an attic space above the existing garage.  The first task involved creating a stairway in the garage in order to access the … Continue reading

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Front Porch Face-Lift!

Before: After: The owners of this Durham home were ready for an improvement to their front porch, which previously had no roof, but consisted of a simple crown pediment with a copper cap, and wrought-iron railings on a brick stoop … Continue reading

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Photo-Journal: A Total Transformation

BEFORE: AFTER: BEFORE: AFTER: Big Woods Remodeling was contacted in early 2012 about an old (circa 1922) farmhouse in Zebulon, NC.  The owner wanted to add decks and screened porches, one upper and one lower, so we met on-site and … Continue reading

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A Passive-Solar, Energy Efficient Home

Big Woods Remodeling recently built a new custom home in Chatham County, NC.  This home is small in size (1,000 Sq. Ft.) and extremely energy efficient. The house makes use of South-facing (non low-e) casement windows and a sliding glass … Continue reading

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Great Look, Built To Last: Composite Decking With Cable Railings

Here is another example of a recently completed project by Big Woods Remodeling.  A small existing deck in Durham, NC was removed and replaced with a much larger deck, while leaving the existing trellis intact and in-place. Here is what … Continue reading

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Weather-Damaged And Rotten Wood Replacement

An example of our company’s repair work: The photos show wood columns, supporting a very heavy deck and gable roof on the front porch of a local house.  Until we removed some of the wood trim around the columns, the … Continue reading

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A Fast-Track Renovation

Our company was recently contacted by the owner of a rental property in Chapel Hill where a tenant had moved out after having leased the property for a few years and, needless to say, the home was very much in … Continue reading

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