Galveston Beach Apartment

The garage apartment on the same lot as 3517 Avenue R 1/2.

Before & After

Left column has photos prior to renovation. Right column depicts same view post restoration.

Project Time

1 month

Original Features

  • 1 bedroom, 1 bath
  • 462 foot-squared living space (above garage)



Repaired/reinforce subfloor

All new flooring


All new electrical and coax cables

Recessed lighting

Dimmers throughout

Smoke, carbon-monoxide detectors


Entire plumbing system (water, waste and gas) replaced


Install 2 mini-split HVAC units

Fixtures: General

Construct wooden accent wall

New sheetrock, maximum insulation, trim, paint and energy-efficient LED lighting throughout house

Fixtures: Kitchen

New cabinetry, shelving, range, apron sink, counters, microwave, stove

Fixtures: Bath

Designer tile

New shower with 12-jet shower panel and Rainforest shower ceiling

Dual sinks

Fixtures: Exterior

Security cameras

Electric car gate

Repair/replace wood siding, trim

Construct new stairs

Paint entire structure

Additional Photos