Selection of decks, fences and pergolas

See below for a gallery of some of the projects completed in 2017.

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Out with old bay window, in with new double hung

An old house in Westboro was suffering from a leaky and rotten bay window that was replaced with this dual, double hung unit that required and extension to the existing framing and a new small roof over the extension. LED exterior lights were also added in the soffit for nighttime effect.

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Inside living room with new insulation and new trim.
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New exterior box window and roof, left, and old bay window, right. Image shown is prior to final paint.

Completion of unfinished basement

Completion of unfinished basement

A couple with an older house but surprisingly dry basement wanted it finished with a bedroom with closets, bathroom, laundry and furnace room. While the ceiling was low in parts due to duct work, SCL designed the best possible use of space, laid out a plan for the homeowners, then built and finished the basement to code — with ESA certified electrical. Spray-foamed walls ensure the entire space stays warm all winter and keeps any moisture out. Efficient LED lighting and heated floors in the bathroom add coveted finishing touches.

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24 x 16 deck

img_0784A cottage owner who’s old deck rotted away requested a design and build replacement. This 24 x 16 deck with a 45-degree angle and simple steps to allow for maximum deck space was made from treated pine. Steps have mitered corners and top is “picture framed” to conceal all cuts from the top boards. Built on 6×6 posts on 12-inch concrete tubes supported by 2×12 cross beams and 2×8 joists, this deck will last 25 years or more.