Great room addition by Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc., Goshen, IN

Secluded Beauty

This 470 sq. ft. great room addition opened up the home to a view of a beautiful wooded glen. The addition allowed for a storage garage below, yet preserved the exit to the lower level patio. The old deck was removed and a modern stamped concrete patio with octagon shaped gas fire pit were built for family entertainment. Included in the patio update was a new brick gas grill cooking area with a granite top.

To view more of the before and after photos, please visit The Great Room Addition on our Facebook page.

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Great room addition by Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc., Goshen, IN

New patio area; addition by Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc., Goshen, IN

New grill cooking area with granite cooktop

Interior of great room addition by Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc., Goshen, IN

To view more of the before and after photos, please visit The Great Room Addition on our Facebook page.

With every remodeling project we complete, Martin Brothers considers it a privilege to work closely with our homeowners. We understand that a remodeling project is sometimes a stressful venture and we strive to provide our clients with a stress-free experience. We have a top-notch project management team in place to oversee the activity of a project and trained carpenters provide the attention to detail needed to turn every vision into reality. From design to completion of a project, we are committed to providing our clients with a personalized, five-star experience. We invite you call us at 574-862-2142 or 877-862-2142 to discuss the Martin Brothers difference.

 

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Outdoor shower at home built by Martin Bros. Contracting, Inc.

It’s time to disconnect garden hoses!

Most outside faucets are freeze-proof, but in order for this feature to be effective, you must remove hoses during cold weather, even if the faucet is located in the garage. If a hose is left attached, the water that remains in the hose can freeze and expand back into the pipe, causing a break in the line. Repair of a broken line that feeds an exterior faucet can be very costly. Martin Brothers Contracting does not warrant a hose bib against freezing, so please take a few minutes to remove garden hoses, close the shut-off valve for the faucet and drain any remaining water from the lines before winter.

We suggest that you drain any hoses and bring them into a heated garage or basement for the winter, rather than leaving them outside where water can freeze and damage them. If you are going to leave them outside in a shed, we suggest that you completely drain the hose by using compressed air to blow the hose completely dry.

If you have any outdoor water features, baths or kitchens, we suggest contacting a plumber to make sure the water lines are winterized properly for the season.

Finally, be aware that sometimes pipes and fixtures that have frozen and thawed don’t start to leak until full water pressure is re-applied. In the spring, check your outdoor fixtures for leaks, even if you have taken steps to protect them from winter ice damage.