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Friday, September 23, 2016

Not a Teardown But a Deconstruction on Juniper Road

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Jim Conboy and Michele Lamothe, owners of the house at 5 Juniper Road, off Compo Road North, decided that instead of tearing down their 1,600-square foot, 1955-built ranch, they would remodel. And instead of bulldozing the part to be remodeled, they hired a deconstruction company to take it apart piece by piece. They are pictured at the house today as pieces were taken apart. According to Lamothe, “It will be a green renovation - -solar, rain water collection system, radiant heat.” She said all the contents will be reused, repurposed or recycled with only the sheet rock ending up in the trash. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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Nice to see this. Glad they are doing it.

When we expanded our house, we kept the original ranch intact and built around it.

Posted by Matthew Mandell on September 24, 2016 at 09:32 AM | #
 

A good lesson for all!

Posted by Michael Calise on September 24, 2016 at 02:12 PM | #