Improvements to 49 Thayer Street

Around 2000

New kitchen designed and installed by Parker-Thompson
-Subzero refrigerator
-Thermador gas stove
-Viking hood
-Miele oven
-Fisher and Paykel 2-drawer dishwasher
-Franke filtered and hot water dispenser
New master bathroom created and installed


Smoke detectors added to ADT alarm system


Pruned and cabled Sycamore Maple just behind house.
Removed large Sycamore Maple, decaying, near garage.
Completely stripped, de-leaded and restored 3 arched third floor windows
Added custom storms and screens to third floor arched windows


Pruned Dogwoods and Kwanzan Cherry trees


Whole house insulated with blown-in Cellulose
Exterior house repainted
Installed high-efficiency Lochinvar gas furnace and indirect hot water heater
-4 zones


Replaced roof
Re-flashed chimneys.
Re-pointed chimneys.
Capped west, street-side chimney.
Re-landscaped garden
-Installed new hardscape with brick patios and stone walls -New plantings including hollies, cherries, Stewartia, boxwoods, azaleas, and perennials
-Installed garden drainage system
-Installed garden fountain


Sequential removal, stripping and restoration of original windows in kitchen, family room, second floor bedrooms and bathrooms, and third floor playroom and bathroom


New large diameter exterior gutters with stainless steel leaf guard and downspouts, back and front of house
Complete basement renovation, down to the studs
-Dug up old concrete floor
-Replaced original underground sewer pipes
-Replaced structural brick wall and its footing
-Added north entryway to create mud room and covered entrance from garden and garage
-New painted concrete floor with underfloor radiant heating.
-New handicap accessible full bathroom and laundry area
-New LG washer-dryer
-Recessed LED lighting
-New patio kitchen in custom stainless steel by Arclinea
*Subzero 2-drawer refrigerator
*Miele dishwasher
*Miele oven, gas stovetop, and hood
-Sub-panel created so that garden level/ basement and 1st floor refrigerator could be run with portable generator
-Generator panel installed
Installed electric sub-panel in attic in case of third floor renovation
Replaced locks on old hardware


Foundation exterior brick re-pointed
New retaining wall built between 49 and 51 Thayer Street.
New brick walkway with drainage between 49 and 51 Thayer
ADT alarm system up-dated and made wireless
New ceilings installed third floor playroom


Complete renovation second floor, guest bathroom, down to the studs
-Underfloor electric radiant heating
-New Toto toilet and sink,
-New lights and fan
-New bathtub
-New ceiling, molding and custom wood paneling to match pre-existing panelling in the house
-Fully insulated
New roof over 2nd floor bathroom
Entry hall: new ceiling


Re-pointed chimneys.
Complete renovation of third floor bathroom, down to the studs.
-Underfloor electric radiant heat
-Fully insulated
-New fan, mirror and lighting
-New Toto toilet
-New Restoration Hardware marble sink
-Custom wood panelling to match house pre-existing panelling
Living room: new ceiling


Front entry stairs: complete restoration of original mahogany gate, stairs and
Dining room: new ceiling


Pruned and added cable to Sycamore maple


New Fisher & Paykel 2-drawer dishwasher
Subzero refrigerator compressor replaced


Exterior house re-painted
Front chimney re-flashed

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