Restoration in Piedmont
The Entry porch and french door of this apartment building in Piedmont, California was suffering from extreme water damage. The owners wished to preserve the original look of the exterior as much as possible while creating a durable and safe new porch.
After measuring the original porch and steps we completely removed and rebuilt them to match precisely the originals. We used high grade materials, to ensure that the new porch will last another hundred years.
In order to comply with current codes and maintain as much as possible the original appearance the french doors were replaced with windows that matched the existing windows. Had the owners wished to keep the french doors a much higher balcony railing would have been required, destroying the proportions of the porch.
The original is at right and the restored porch is at left.
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