Finding Room – Adding a Second Story


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This small family from White Rock started out with a one bedroom ranch with an attached garage. Over the last four months we’ve been working with them to transform their home into a beautiful three bedroom cape, complete with a total first floor remodel. This major renovation updated their entire space to include a second story, a new kitchen, two new bathrooms as well as a new living room and bedrooms. This project initially began in January which made the building process a little challenging since unpredictable weather could seriously ruin the entire project and the family’s home. One of our lead carpenters, George set out to avoid any possible problems or mishaps that we might run into during the construction process. George managed to add this second story addition without ever leaving the family’s home open to mother nature; the original roof never come off during the construction of the second story. Although our crew has plenty of experience with second story additions, this method was a first for Village Builders.

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Updated Bathroom In Old Farmhouse Gorham Maine


Gorham, Maine began as a township given to soldiers and their families as a reward for fighting in the Narragansett War of 1675. But people didn’t begin settling in the town until 1738, when Maine was still apart of Massachusetts territory. The first houses built in Gorham were constructed with logs chinked with moss and clay to frame, but the majority of these Continue reading