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Pouring Concrete Foundation for the Kuppersmith Project Additions

Pouring Concrete Foundation for the Kuppersmith Project Additions

Work on the master bedroom addition and new garage for the Kuppersmith Project house began by digging the footings for the foundation, then pouring the concrete footings and garage slab. Watch this video to find out more.

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Old Construction Techniques Used on Kuppersmith Project House

Old Construction Techniques Used on Kuppersmith Project House

All the old plaster and wood lath have been removed from the Kuppersmith Project house, exposing some construction techniques that may have been common in 1926 but are no longer practiced today. Watch this video to find out more.

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Removing Lead Paint and Plaster from the Kuppersmith Project House

Removing Lead Paint and Plaster from the Kuppersmith Project House

Before I can remodel the Kuppersmith Project house, we need to gut the house to remove all the old woodwork, plaster, and lead paint. This will allow us to install insulation, wiring, and plumbing in the walls, as well as change the wall framing as needed. Watch this video to find out more.

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Preserving the Character of the Kuppersmith Project House

Preserving the Character of the Kuppersmith Project House

In order to retain the character of the Kuppersmith Project house I’m renovating, we’re saving many of the old materials, including the hardware on the interior doors and light fixtures. The original heart pine floors have been covered to prevent any damage during renovation. Watch this video to find out more.

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Exterior Demolition on the Kuppersmith Project House

Exterior Demolition on the Kuppersmith Project House

After months of planning, it was finally time for the actual work on the Kuppersmith Project house renovation to begin. But before you can begin to build the house of your dreams, you need to start by removing what’s no longer needed. Watch this video to find out more.

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Landscaping Plans for the Kuppersmith Project Yard

Landscaping Plans for the Kuppersmith Project Yard

Due to years of neglect, the yard around the Kuppersmith Project house was in need of some serious landscaping work, so I brought in landscape architect Tony Seymour to show me what needed to be done. Watch this video to see all the changes that are planned for the yard.

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Remembering the Past at the Kuppersmith Project House

Remembering the Past at the Kuppersmith Project House

Former resident, Gretchen Kuppersmith McDermott, discusses what it was like growing up in the Kuppersmith Project house without air conditioning, which is taken for granted today in Southern homes. Watch this video to find out more.

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Big Changes in Store for the Kuppersmith Project House

Big Changes in Store for the Kuppersmith Project House

Architect Pete J. Vallas has a big challenge in planning the transform of the antiquated Kuppersmith house into a practical, modern home. Structural changes planned for the house include removing walls to open up the space, along with adding a master bedroom and bath. Watch this video to find out more.

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Tour the Interior of the Kuppersmith Project House

Tour the Interior of the Kuppersmith Project House

Take a tour of the interior of The Kuppersmith Project house before renovation to find out why I was attracted to this unique, Tudor style home built in 1926. The house had fallen on hard times in recent years, and was in desperate need of repair and remodeling. Watch this video to find out more.

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