A family realizes the full potential of their outdoor space by building a modern addition that lets the view take top billing. 

Spending time in their serene and secluded back yard has always been an integral part of each day for this young family of four. But the majority of windows in the house faced toward the street and the only access to the back yard was through a single patio door in the kitchen. The owners decided to renovate their existing house and create an addition that would seamlessly connect old and new, inside and out. The addition consists of three spaces: a master suite, dining room and screened in porch, each of which allowed for expansive windows.

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For this renovation project, architect Jon Hensley chose Integrity Wood-Ultrex Windows and Doors for the durability and ease of maintenance of the tough exterior finish and the natural beauty of stained wood on the interior.

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Hensley was able to include larger and more modern Integrity Wood-Ultrex Casement & Awning, Wood-Ultrex Polygon Windows and Wood-Ultrex Inswing French Doors in the addition; and installed Integrity Wood-Ultrex Insert Replacement Casement and Integrity Wood-Ultrex Insert Replacement Double Hung Windows in the existing house.

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Integrity was able to provide all window types in contrasting styles but complementary finishes. By using large floor-to-ceiling windows with narrow profiles, views of the backyard are invited into the home.

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Project Highlights
Name: Modern Cedar Addition
Location: Arlington, VA
Architect: Jon Hensley, Jon Hensley Architects
Builder: AllenBuilt Inc.
Dealer: Window & Door Showplace

Products Used:
Integrity Wood-Ultrex Casement & Awning
Integrity Wood-Ultrex Insert Replacement Casement
Integrity Wood-Ultrex Insert Replacement Double Hung
Integrity Wood-Ultrex Polygon
Integrity Wood-Ultrex Inswing French Door

 Modern Cedar Addition was a winner in the 2017 Red Diamond Achiever Awards.

Posted by:The Marvin Family of Brands

The Marvin Companies is a third- and fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, headquartered in Warroad, Minn. with more than 5,200 employees across 10 cities throughout the United States. The Marvin Family of Brands represents Marvin's fenestration portfolio, which includes Marvin Windows and Doors and its handcrafted wood and wood clad products that are made to order; Integrity Windows and Doors, which pioneered the fiberglass window category with the introduction of its patented Ultrex® fiberglass material; and Infinity Replacement Windows, which offers homeowners a premier line of Ultrex replacement windows with distinctive design. Marvin and its Family of Brands are distributed nationally through a network of independent dealers and are also exported internationally. Visit Marvin.com to learn more.

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