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22 Jan

4 North Milton Avenue – Before and After

We love Baltimores Patterson Park! Not only is it the birthplace of our company, it’s where we spend most of our time renovating Baltimore’s historic rowhomes. Each rowhome we renovate is special to us, and 4 North Milton Avenue is no exception.  Built in 1903, the property changed hands few times before being owned by the same […]

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26 Mar

Reclaimed Barn Door Pantry Build

We love working with Baltimores historic rowhomes.  However, many of these rowhomes present unique design challenges due to their small size.  We’re often forced to come up with creative solutions to bring modern conveniences to spaces that were built with a focus of function over style.  At a mere 11 feet wide and 35 feet long, our […]

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05 Feb

Digging Basements – Adding New Height to Low Ceilings By Underpinning

  A common feature we find in old Baltimore rowhouses are low basement ceilings.  Many of the basements in these historic homes were never intended to be living spaces.  As such, they are often relegated to storage areas with head-bangingly low ceiling heights. Today, finished basements add significant usable square footage to the home, which significantly increases the […]

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05 Feb

112 North Belnord – Before and After

Transforming Belnord Ave – Before and After Renovating old row houses is fun, exciting, rewarding and a TON of work! We typically start with severely neglected houses that need a full renovation, and our project on Belnord Ave was no exception.  Knob and tube wiring, hazardous lead paint, moldy basements, collapsing ceilings and roofs…we’ve seen […]

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29 Jan

How Baltimore City’s CHAP Tax Credit Works

  If you’ve been looking to purchase a home in Baltimore City, you may have seen advertisements for the CHAP tax credit.  While the credit can save homeowners a significant amount of money, many buyers (and real estate professionals, if we’re being honest) don’t fully understand how the credit works and how to calculate the actual savings.   […]

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