Qualified Remodeler Magazine

OCT 2018

Qualified Remodeler helps independent remodeling firms to survive, become more professional and more profitable by providing must-have business information, namely best business practices, new product information and timely design ideas.

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tree that cohabitates in the space. Hayslett explains that "heritage trees" are protected in the City of Austin, and an arborist was consulted during the process. [e city's Development Services Department explains its tree regula- tions as, "A protected size tree is determined by measuring the tree truck at 4.5 feet above ground. is is commonly known as diameter at breast height. A tree within Austin city limits is protected once it reaches 19 inches."] While the lot itself has three heritage trees, this particular tree ne- cessitated that the patio piers had to be placed strategically, creating cantilevers, to prevent root damage. e covered The fire-back and stone hood make a statement in the kitchen while gold finishes tie the space together. Standing at the sink, views out the steel and glass windows into the yard are unobstructed. This space epitomizes the homeowner's desire to modernize but with nods to the home's history. QualifiedRemodeler.com QR October 2018 33

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