Project: Full home renovation
Description: Fitzpatrick & Heavey has been contracted for a project due to begin mid-May. This mid-terrace home, located in the heart of Lucan Village, is in need of extensive refurbishment throughout. What is currently a two bedroom, 737 sq. ft house will be extended into a three bedroom 1100 sq. ft home.
As the property was built in 1860, its energy efficiency is poor and it currently has a Building Energy Rating (BER) of G.
Process: We are currently in the planning stages of a full renovation of this property. This will include stripping all internal fixtures, fittings, and partition walls. The internal walls will be insulated with warm board to increase the BER. Downstairs, the kitchen will be extended, while a master bedroom will be added upstairs, directly above the kitchen. We intend to implement solutions to increase the energy rating significantly and make the property as energy efficient as possible. Renovation work will include upgrading the heating system and fitting a new gas boiler with a multi-room control panel. All walls will be insulated and re-plastered, and solar panels will be installed. We will install a new, modern bathroom with high spec tiling and sanitary ware, and a new kitchen overlooking the landscaped back garden, which comes complete with all modern conveniences.
Completion: Construction is due to begin in the middle of May and be completed at the start of August.