Search This Blog

Monday, August 22, 2011

Key Residential Wins 2011 ARC Award!

We are flying high at Key Residential because this past Saturday, August 20, 2011, we were awarded the Home Builders Association of Greater Dallas ARC Award for Best Addition ($200,000 to $400,000) for our Frisco Gym and Cabana.

Completed in 2010, Key Residential added 2,000 square feet of livable space to this 6,000-square-foot home. The following were included in this addition:

Pool Bath

  • Enclosed Toilet Room
  • Curb-less, Door-less, Walk-in Shower with 20" x 20" Travertine Tile and 6" x 24" Hardwood Look-a-like Tile Flooring
  • Audio/Visual Equipment Cabinet to house the cable and speaker system

Gym/Casual Entertaining Room
  • Commercial-grade glue down carpet to prevent carpet rolling up during machine moving
  • 2 flat screen televisions
  • Three fans, canned lighting and specialty wall sconces

Cabana/Outdoor Kitchen

  • Custom Cabinets
  • Granite Countertops
  • Stainless Steel Grill
  • Stainless back splash
  • Built in vent a hood with custom painting
  • Under-counter Refrigerator
  • Stainless Sink
  • Stone Hearth Gas Fireplace
  • Flat screen outdoor television and integrated sound system
  • Rough Cedar Mantel and beams with a stained tongue and groove ceiling
  • Stucco walls light skipped trowel

Bonus Rooms
  • 7' x 10', Air-conditioned Canine Room with Pet Flap and Full-sized Owner Entry
  • 24' x 14' Air-conditioned Storage Room, including large attic with decking for more storage

General Special Features

  • Energy Star Rated Home Addition
  • Exposed Aggregate Concrete Drive Way to Single-car Garage for Motorcycle Storage
  • Motorcycle Trailer and Sea-doo Parking Pads
  • Custom Stamped, Stained Concrete Walkways Tieing in Existing Outdoor Pool and Home Exterior
  • Brick to Match Existing Home with Cast Stone Caps on Stone-based Pillars
  • Stained Decorative Window Corbels around Cabana
  • Hybrid Foam Insulation
  • Low E Rated Glass for all Windows and Doors
  • Metal standing seamed roof (lower) and composite (upper)
  • Custom arch ways for all openings
  • Camera system
  • Fire Suppression System

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

N. Dallas Custom Home: Back, Before and During

Key Residential is building a luxury custom home in North Dallas for clients who purchased a property with an existing home on it a few years ago. You've seen the photos from the front; now take a look at the home from the back yard. It now includes a separate garage, pool bath and office.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Highland Park Whole House Remodel--Den Before and Demo

The owners of this 1920's Highland Park home want to renovate their whole house in time for Christmas company. Today, we'll show you pictures of the family room/den, from before, through demolition and up to framing.

Before: looking at the family room from the front entry

Before: looking at the family room from the dining area

Before: looking at the family room from the back entry

Family room cleared for demolition

Family room during demolition

Family room and kitchen are ready for framing

Monday, August 1, 2011

Key Residential Client Testimonial


At Key Residential, we love hearing from our clients because it means we've made a difference in their home and their lives! Read on to see what Doc and Ruth D. have to say about us:

"Mr. Key, thank you for your major part in beautifying our house. It has been a pleasure working with you, with Kirk, and all of your associates--a very professional bunch. I am sure we will be doing more with Key Residential in the near term and when we down-size in the less than near time...God bless you and yours and God speed on your further ventures."