PROJECT DETAILS

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Introduction

In the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, Andy and Becka’s home underwent a remarkable metamorphosis. What began as a project to address falling ceiling tiles evolved into a comprehensive redesign, culminating in an aesthetically pleasing and functional living space.

The Challenge

The initial concern centered around falling ceiling tiles in the second floor of a 1 ½ story home. Andy and Becka desired a bedroom and bathroom on the same level, coupled with a seating area and game table. This vision necessitated the addition of a new dormer on the north side of their home, demanding a restructuring of the existing roof system.

Engineering Marvel

Skapar rose to the challenge by implementing an intricate plan involving the transfer of loads to the main level walls through a network of steel and engineered beams. Additionally, gussets were added to the rafters as mandated by the architect and engineer, ensuring structural integrity. This engineering marvel laid the foundation for the envisioned changes.

Functional and Aesthetic Enhancements

The new dormer became a haven, featuring a bathroom and a delightful seating area with windows – Stanley’s (the dog) new favorite spot for neighborhood surveillance. Skapar seamlessly integrated new built-ins to complement existing furniture, incorporating tiles from a local mosaic tile company as a border in the bathroom. The result was a cozy retreat for the homeowners, complete with a game table for leisurely evenings.

Local Artisan Touch

Skapar’s commitment to community involvement was evident in the incorporation of perfectly matched stained wood framing and trim work along with custom tile work. This not only added a unique touch to the project but also supported local artisans, contributing to the vibrant cultural tapestry of Northeast Minneapolis.

Completion and Investment

The project was successfully completed in the spring of 2023, spanning a duration of 18 weeks. The investment ranged between $225,000 and $275,000, reflecting the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into transforming this Northeast Minneapolis home.

Skapar’s reengineering of the NE Minneapolis remodel stands as a testament to its ability to navigate complex challenges and deliver a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetics.

The homeowners now enjoy an elevated living space that not only meets their initial requirements but surpasses expectations, becoming a sanctuary in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis.

Project Type

Addition and Bedroom/Bath Remodel


Budget

$225K – $275K


Completion Date

Spring 2023


Clients

Andy and Becka

Lincoln Street Project Before Photo

Lincoln Street Before (1)

Lincoln Street Project Before Photo

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Lincoln Street Bathroom Remodel

Lincoln Street Project After Photo

Lincoln Street Bathroom Remodel

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Client Testimonial

Nate and crew did it all! New structural steel! A beautiful new bathroom with hand made tile that fits into a spacious new dormer! Custom windows with beautiful stained wood (which matches the rest of our 1927 home perfectly). I’m still glowing with how great this project turned out

— Andy and Becka

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