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Kenwood Guest Home

This contemporary and eclectic architecturally designed home and guest house was originally designed by a renowned architectural firm in the East Bay. Both were constructed in the mid 90s and later on the yellow stucco portion was added on to the guest house in 2005. The original and taller portion of the guest home had redwood siding. This siding was showing signs of dry rot and possible termites. After we removed the siding we noticed that the pests had also bored holes in the sheathing. In collaboration with our client, the decision was made to remove all plywood sheathing and exposing the building down to the framing to inspect further. It was determined then that wood boring beetles had infested some of the framing. Kirby Construction did an in-depth inspection of the framing, replaced what was compromised, put in new insulation, re sheathed the building with new plywood and new siding. Now the siding boasts standing seam metal on 3 sides and redwood T&G on one side. All the framing and sheathing was treated to avoid any future pest issues in collaboration with a local pest company. The building was also tented and fumigated to ensure that all the bugs were destroyed prior to the 2 stage treatment of the framing and sheathing.