“P.G. Remodel” Goes Awry

A “P.G. Remodel” is one of those house modifications where 90% of the house is replaced and then the square footage increases by another 90%. The resulting structure my have a slight resemblance to the original, but there is often only about 5% of the original building there.

Over at 419 Congress Avenue, here’s the original 500 square foot structure, working toward that 10% of original building.
Juan The Builder Remodel

Looks like too much was removed, 9% of house fell into 200% of basement.
Juan The Builder Remodel

Juan The Builder – should he change the name to Juan The Destructor?
Juan The Builder Trailer

Follow up: A hysterical preservation lady spoke at the next city council meeting urging that everything possible be done to restore the damage. If they care so much why did they allow the little salt box be ‘restored’ into a forest chalet in the first place?

“P.G. Remodel” Goes Awry