Additions to older homes are frequently the area where many problems exist. It was often out of necessity that additions were created, to accommodate a growing and/or extended family. At times, there was little regard given to the original period of construction, aesthetic value or even the wellbeing of the home.
When we create an addition for an older home or renovate an existing addition, the general flow and character must be realized. An addition should be a seamless aesthetic extension of the home, not a displaced or overwhelming one.
Products such as custom mill and cornice work and reproduction windows and doors, help to establish an image that blends old to new. Present day technology for comfort and efficiency are generally recommended and need to be considered to meet new Massachusetts energy codes.