In-Law Suite – Broadview Hts


JM Design Build built a 36′ x 12′ in-law suite / home addition on the rear of this home in Broadview Heights and a 12′ x 12′ covered deck with an ADA ramp as desired by the homeowners. Below is a basic overview of the work completed.


-Excavated for addition, graded and swaled area around existing home and new area to code for proper drainage
-Poured concrete footings and installed block foundation, floor, water proofing and drain tile to code
-Framed for the home addition including living area, extended kitchen, an ADA accessible bathroom and ramp
-Framed the interior area to include extended kitchen, dining room and rear entrance door
-Framed new areas as specified and installed new structural support system as needed
-Constructed a gable roof over the center section of the new area with side hip roofs
-Extended the gable roof over the new deck area
-Framed for new deck with treated framing material, composite decking and rails (owner had the choice of material)
-Installed a 6ft steel French door off of the main kitchen area
-Installed 3ft x 5ft double hung windows in the new in-law suite and bath area
-Installed a double hung window with a box bay in new dining area
-Removed the existing electrical service and re-installed to new side location (underground service to rear pole if possible)
-Re-worked existing service and new service for additional areas to code
-Installed 12 recess lights, 3 cable (security phone etc.)
-Removed and re-installed existing AC system
-Installed new HVAC runs into new areas to code
-Re-worked and installed new plumbing to service new bathroom and kitchen areas
-Insulated, drywalled and trimed all new and existing areas to match existing
-Primed and painted all walls and ceilings 1 color
-Re-installed new kitchen and bath areas with new fixtures
-Installed tile floors in new bathroom, wood floors in kitchen, dining, and living areas
-Provided prints, permits and all inspections; the homeowners to provided all finish materials (cabinets, tops, plumbing fixtures, flooring, lights, etc.) and JM Design Build installed them.


Sometimes as a project progresses the homeowner becomes thrilled with our work and decides they want to make additional improvements. In the case of this project the customer contracted us for the following projects:

-Installed new 30-year dimensional shingles on entire home
-Installed new flashing and trim as necessary
-Removed all existing siding
-Installed new vinyl siding and aluminum trim and gutters

If you are considering an in-law suite or home addition and would like a free design consultation with one of our renovation experts give us a call today at 440-838-4686 or fill out the contact form and someone will get back to you within 24 hours!