Renovations

  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Coastal Whole House Renovation
    Date
    February 16, 2021
    This '70s home in Vancouver needed a complete overhaul. Ruhl Builds worked with the owners to define a style and concept and then completed a renovation in two phases. A comprehensive exterior renovation included pool refinishing, replacement of hardscaping, construction of composite decks and the introduction of drainage improvements. Interior renovations included the replacement of old multi-unit sliding doors with a Nana Wall, new floors, stair railings and fireplace features.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Train Station Sleeping Cabin
    Date
    February 16, 2021
    Ruhl Builds worked with the owners to design and remodel an old rural train station building. Maintaining original features was a priority which challenged us in design and construction. Custom milled trim, salvaged and site finished floors, and repairs to the existing ticket booth all added up to preserve the essence of this old building.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Integrated Kitchen Renovation
    Date
    February 16, 2021
    Spaces in this '70's bungalow were compartmentalized, small and dark. In combination with completing a full kitchen and living room renovation, Ruhl Builds restructured the main floor walls to open the kitchen to adjacent living areas to create an open, inviting, integrated kitchen/living space.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Vintage Bathroom Renovation
    Date
    February 16, 2021
    The main bathroom in this century house needed an update. Ruhl Builds worked with the owners to come up with a cool, functional, customized space that incorporated something for everyone.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - 90's Bathroom Renovations
    Date
    February 15, 2021
    The bathrooms in this '90's build were at the end of their service life. Ruhl Builds worked with the owners to design and build new bathrooms that provided a cohesive design thread throughout the house while meeting functional goals.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - High Performance Gazebo
    Date
    February 15, 2021
    Development of outdoor spaces became a priority for this family as a result of COVID-19. We worked together to develop a multi-purpose screened-in yard structure with storm windows to extend use into cooler seasons. A composite deck adds low maintenance functionality right outside the kitchen door.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Family Room Addition
    Date
    February 12, 2021
    The owners of this century house needed additional living space and a deck to access their sloping yard. In order to minimize cost, this structure was built over piers which eliminate the need for a basement.
  • Ruhl Builds - residential design, renovation and construction - Urban Outdoor Integration
    Date
    February 12, 2021
    This compact 1890's house benefitted from the introduction yard space that allowed for better integration of indoor and outdoor living areas. Durable materials (concrete, composite decking, dry stone features) will permit years of low maintenance use.