Saturday, July 14, 2012

1534 Garfield Ave
99% complete in these pictures. My friend & photographer is moving to New York City, so we jumped the gun by a few days, but you can get a pretty good picture from these images. :-) He also made a video here: Garfield Ave on YouTube

Major Projects:
-Installed AC, Furnace, and all new ductwork
-Replumbed most of house
-Installed Master Bathroom
  w/ Two shower heads & mosaic tile floor
  w/ His & Her walk-in closets.
-Installed Powder Room
-Installed Laundry Room
-Installed third floor Wet Bar
-Installed circulating hot water
  w/ hot water return loop for front & back of house
  This means instant hot water anywhere in the house.
-New wire throughout
-Hardwired smoke detectors
  w/ one carbon monoxide detector per floor
-New front doors
-A handful of new windows
-Deck railings
-Fixed Koi Pond
-New Kitchen
-Refinished heart-pine floors throughout
-Fixed water-damaged plaster
-Installed old trim around new plumbing & HVAC chases
-Tiled Kitchen, Solarium, 3.5 bathrooms, laundry closet, and wet bar

This might help explain some of the pictures...
The final house is:
about 2600 sq ft
3 stories w/ 2 sides to the third story. In the middle of the 3rd story you can walk out to the spiral staircase to the roof deck.
3.5 bathrooms
3 bedrooms
Small patio back yard
Back covered porch with fan & carpet
Bathroom with clawfoot tub / shower
Master bathroom with fun-tile wall, heavy glass enclosure, and his & her floating vanities.
Media room on third floor with wet bar & bar-fridge
Roof Deck w/ spiral staircase


Wow, lots of pictures!
Thanks for looking!


  1. Hi Tom,
    Like the pics and love the video. What an amazing job. You are really good at this.

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  3. Hey Tom - just bid on the house! Wondering if we could talk so you could inform me about some of the clearly amazing features! Thanks!