Author Archive: mrharrod

  • Convert a Raw New Construction Condo into Energy Efficient Residential Space Scope: Install Kitchen, Bathroom, Windows, Doors, Bedrooms, New HVAC, Polished Concrete Floors Tasks: Design, Draft Plans, Build Features: 1000 SF with yard and parking, Super Efficient comfortable, Modern [Show as […]

  • Add Third Story Addition and Deck to Existing 2 Story Structure Scope: Third Story Addition, Including Powder room and Bar Sink, Deck, New Skylights, Roof Tear Off and New Roof Tasks: Manage Subs, Regular Contractor things, Carpentry, Problem solving Features: Garapa […]

  • New Kitchen and Powder Room Scope: Level Floors, New Plumbing and Electric, New Windows, New Back Door, Install Kitchen and Powder Room Tasks: Design, Draft Plans, Anticipate and Internalize Client Aesthetics, Build Features: Custom Door and Drawer Fronts on Ikea Cabinets, […]

  • The last renovation on this bathroom happened in the early 1990’s when the home was a rental. The bathroom was cold, under lit and over the years various leaks had started to rot the walls and the floors. […]

  • Converting former carriage house/garage door company/art studio to a residential dwelling in Mt Airy. We collaborated with client on interior design and systems, took it through the drafting process and handed it off to an architect for final […]

  • Other Projects

    Other Projects

    Kingbig Inc does projects large and small! The gallery below has a few of the other projects we have completed over the years. A lot of the work we have done we have not taken pictures so that’s […]

  • Total Rehab

    Total Rehab

    Total Rehab of South Philadelphia Rowhouse. Scope: Replace everything except for some floors. Tasks: Manage Sub Contractors, Carpentry, General Contractor Features: Custom Kitchens, Millwork, Stairwell, New Roof, Windows, Doors, Systems, etc. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

  • ICF Construction

    ICF Construction

    KingBig Inc. builds with ICFs. From Wikipedia: ICF structures are much more comfortable, quiet, and energy-efficient than those built with traditional construction methods. Minimal, if any, air leaks, which improves comfort and reduces heat loss compared to walls […]

  • SIP Construction

    SIP Construction

    KingBig Inc. builds with SIPs since 2005. Center City Philadelphia’s first SIP builder. From SIPA – Structural Insulated Panel Association SIPs ARE AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY Structural insulated panels are a high performance panelized building system. SIPs create an […]

  • “Going Green” is more than choosing trendy finishes. It’s about identifying needs, prioritizing available resources, becoming aware of the total lifecycle costs of materials/energy and making wise choices. Or, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The greenest thing one could do, […]

  • Years ago energy and material were a lot less expensive than they are now. Then when people started insulating their homes a whole new set of practices had to be developed. Tighter building envelopes caused indoor air problems, […]

  • We install plaster moldings! Traditional plaster moldings are amazing looking and more economical than one would think. Once you get into more ornate profiles plaster is the way to go. We have used moldings from the Monumental Plaster […]

  • The best slate in the world comes from Vermont. A pitched slate roof is one of longest lasting, stable, fire resistant, most attractive roofs you can get. Many custom homes suffer from a cheap looking asphalt tile roofing […]

  • Ask A Question

    Ask A Question

    I’ll try to answer. “How should I insulate my addition?”, “Should I buy a toilet at HomeDepot?”, “Why is my third floor cold?” etc. etc. Sometimes it’s best just to ask someone. [si-contact-form form=’1′]