California State Parks – Carmel, CA
Disconnect all utilities servicing the single family dwelling. Perform complete perimeter excavation to install steel I-beams to lift the whole house. Lift the entire house approximately 5 feet above grade. Demolish the existing foundation and remove. Form and pour a new reinforced concrete foundation. Install a new non historic 800 square foot addition to add a bedroom and a bathroom to the historic house. Installed a new HVAC system and wood burning stove, complete with new chimney.
Perform a historically correct remodel to the remainder of the house, both interior and exterior. Rebuilt all the windows, stairs, doors, removed the enclosed porch and returned to an open porch. Replaced the roof with new composite shingles. Removed and replaced the septic system. Replaced all the plumbing pipes and fixtures. Performed finish grading, added perimeter drainage system and installation of a driveway.