Renovation

Second Story Addition

In the fall of 2016, Mayer Building Company completed this 7-month renovation and addition to a 1920s craftsman home just of Bayou St. John. The work included re-purposing a brick fireplace into structural piers, adding a second story and renovating the first floor. Notable features include historically appropriate fenestration, re-milled antique pine floors and stair treads, new and reclaimed cabinets and millwork, spray foam, high efficiency mechanical and plumbing systems and old-world doors and hardware. Photographs by Anne Finney.

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Shotgun Double Restoration

This winter MBC completed a simple, clean restoration of a shotgun double in the heart of Mid City. We restored the front facade and replace the rest of the exterior: cementious siding, new architectural shingle roof and decking and new clad windows. We rehabilitated this building with much of the of the historic character left in place. We salvaged all doors, mantels, hearths, transoms, floors, rim locks, attic clerestory window and much of the trim. While these aspects were carefully restored, we updated the two apartments to include all new plumbing, electrical, central AC, new kitchens and laundries, composite deck-boards, gutters and downspouts, closet space and pantries

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HGTV Pilot & Kitchen Upgrade

Mayer Building Company completed a project for HGTV this summer which became the “Big Easy Reno” HGTV show pilot with Holly Baker. Designed by our favorite interior designer firm Logan Killen Interiors, the work included a new custom kitchen, new built-in millwork in the foyer and several exterior updates.

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Interior Updates in French Quarter Condo

In the fall of 2015, Mayer Building Company completed a small finishes project for a big aesthetic impact. This project included sanding the wood floors and coating them in grey paint and high gloss polyurethane, swapping a boring black countertop for a vast expanse of brilliant white marble, and tiling a great deal of the kitchen walls for a statement backsplash with Walker Zanger tile.

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Investment Property Renovation

In a quaint and quiet part of Algiers, Mayer Building Company completed a series of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and finish improvements for a real estate investor. The interior of this ranch house was modified and improved to include new lighting, a new open floor plan concept and new windows throughout. Part of our task, as General Contractor, was to ensure bank compliance with a 203K program and city compliance. Mayer Building Company not only delivered this project on time and at budget, but also quick success with the lender.

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Upgrades in the French Quarter

In a townhouse on Royal Street, Mayer Building Company completed a project for property manager and client that included maintenance, upgrades and repairs to a very natty single family home. We installed a new air conditioning system for the carriage house suites, completed re-glazing of all courtyard glass, added historically compliant board & batten shutters, patched in some antique pine floors and spiffed up several rooms with a high end paint job.

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Siding Works

For Ryan Gootee General Contractors in June 2015, Mayer Building Company delivered a small part of their major project at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and Rectory. Mayer Building Company was hired as a subcontractor to remove and replace the old wood siding with new OSB sheathing and cementious smooth siding on the rectory building.

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Mid City Home Restoration

n April, Mayer Building Company completed the major overhaul that was this Mid City home renovation project. In this over-sized double, we created a grand single family home. While all systems are new: (plumbing, electrical, HVAC, insulation, windows, appliances, hardware), the beauty of this project was in re-purposing many of its original features.

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Interior Improvements at Clinic

In November 2014, Mayer Building Company delivered select interior improvements to a mental health clinic in Algiers. The work, which was performed after hours included several new first class millwork stations, new flooring, modification of a conference/group flex room, installation of new doors, window treatment, and paintworks. Outside the building, we installed utility services for a mobile unit.

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Testimonials

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