MEWS RENOVATION PROJECT

RETROFIT WORKS:Optima breathable dry-lining system to External Walls, Hardwood Windows and Doors by DASK, Metac Insulation throughout, Isover Air-Tight Vapour Control Membranes, New Heating System with 3 Zones, Re-Wire plus Additional Points and Lighting, Aereco Ventilation System
RENOVATION WORKS:Kitchen with new Appliances, Bathroom & Ensuite Re-Fits, Internal Doors and Skirting Boards, New Stairs, Wardrobes, Timber Flooring & Carpets, Internal decoration
DESIGN PHASE:6 WEEKS
CONSTRUCTION:14 WEEKS

“RENOVA came highly recommended by family members who had worked with Alan Stevens in recent years. We provided RENOVA with a very simple brief, which was to make our home more comfortable. From day one, we found that all dealings with RENOVA were very professional. To begin with, they listened and understood our brief. The the works were priced in a transparent way and this was followed by the design process which was well managed and turned out to be a pleasure. When the works started we were particularly impressed by RENOVA’s personnel on site. They were polite, tidy and a pleasure to deal with. All in all we were very impressed by RENOVA and we are delighted with the completed job.”

Private client
Private clientDublin 6

PROJECT DETAILS

The Brief

This was a unique commission, insofar as our client was perfectly happy with the layout and decor of their home, but they were unhappy with comfort levels. The house was cold due to an absence of insulation and excessive draughts – all normal in an old house of this type. Our brief was simple: take the existing building, retrofit for comfort and reinstate along similar design lines.

Scope of works

Our Deep Retrofit home renovation began with a complete strip out of the existing house. We dry lined the existing stone walls using the Isover Optima Dry-Lining System and insulated the roof using Metac insulation. Airtight membranes were installed to eliminate unwanted draughts. We replaced the existing windows and doors using hardwood double glazed units by DASK Ltd., to match the original windows. We also installed a new heating system with 3 heating zones, an Aereco Ventilation system and re-wired the whole house.

Fit out and finishes

Fit out works consisted of new bathrooms, a new kitchen, new built-in wardrobes and new storage units. A centre piece in the house is the new staircase, with a turned hardwood handrail. Decoration consisted of new wool carpets, reinstatement of the parquet flooring, painting and re-hanging of the original curtains.