Tour of a 1920’s Makeover in Atlanta- [Getting Started]

Old houses have lots of charm and patina; however, they also have issues due to decades of neglect. In this “1920’s Makeover,” we are working with some of our strategic partners at LG Squared. Together we will develop a design that preserves the charm while correcting building science mistakes.

1920's Makeover In Atlanta, Georgia
The house has lots of charm in existing form, however it needs lots of TLC.

Design + Build team

SawHorse owner Matt Hoots and LG Squared’s Chris Laumer-Giddens will be creating content at each phase of design and construction. Jodi Laumer-Giddens is the lead architect/ designer and will have floor plans to share in the next post. Matt and Chris will share how they will bring this 100-year-old house into the 21st century using “building science.”

Here is a video tour of the current state of the house, along with a couple of design ideas:

About this 1920’s whole house Makeover

This is a custom house for a client that plans to sell it once we are renovating it. We will begin with a comprehensive floor plan that will add bedrooms and bathrooms. We will also focus on building science so the new owner will enjoy a more comfortable, healthy, and energy-efficient home. If you are interested in buying the final product, contact the agent. It will be listed towards the end of 2021.

We’ve also created a playlist that will host all of the video content that Matt and Chris will be creating throughout the process. You will be able to buy this house with confidence, knowing that we put a lot of thought into making it better.

We will also be exploring green certifications such as EarthCraft Renovation to demonstrate how the green building process makes homes better.

Additional Reading for advice on older homes

Video: Why your paint is pealing

Video: The most efficient electric water heater

Blog: Mistakes Made in Basement Renovations

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