The Olson residence in Sandy Springs, Georgia after the addition of a master bedroom retreat by licensed contractor Chip Wade. As part of the renovation, Chip Wade added a open air bathroom that can be viewed from all areas of the suite. By finishing the incomplete attic space, Chip Wade was able to design a spacious retreat for the homeowners to escape to when the house is feeling too crowded, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room.
Licensed contractor Chip Wade reveals the newly transformed attic space to the Perez family. With every family member being active and involved in sports, the family felt like they were missing out on spending time together. To fix this problem, Chip Wade turned the unfinished attic space into a home gym that fits every family member's needs. The gym includes recessed treadmills, a punching bag, rock climbing wall, oversized fan, juice bar and a moveable platform, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
Relax and read a book in this private attic getaway with white walls, a slopped ceiling and hardwood flooring. A comfy, cushioned sofa sits beneath large, colorful art with a modern, marble coffee table in front.
Before venturing outside to the private, rooftop patio, grab a drink at the attic wet bar. A custom gold tone finish adds a touch of elegance to the space, with light pouring in from the overhead skylights.
Attic spaces can give you an opportunity to uniquely arrange rooms and to try out paint colors that may not work in other parts of the house. The orange walls and ceiling in this attic cause the space to appear larger than it really is.
This estate home in Alexandria offers a renovated smoke house as the home office. Situated in the loft, a metal railing and wall of built-ins provide the perfect nook for a rustic desk and rolling desk chair.
The Perez family wanted a home gym for the whole family. Since they are all active, they felt like they missed out on time with each other, but with Chip's and his team's designs, the Perezes get to work out as a family with something for everyone.
A plush velvet chaise lunge creates an inviting nook for the homeowner to relax and indulge in a good book. Yellow and white throw pillows and a coordinating throw rug enhance the cheery feel of the space.
This kids' bedroom features white floors, white furniture and pale blue walls. Green bed curtains add a pop of color as well as a cozy sleeping area. The green is echoed in a green striped window treatment.
Your attic space is one of the hottest areas in your home, and your roof takes the brunt of the sun’s rays. Add those two factors together and suddenly it’s clear why a solar-powered attic fan makes sense for a lot of homeowners. Attic heat barriers and insulation are critical parts of energy efficient homes, but solar attic fans can further lower temperatures in your attic space, taking a load off your AC … and as a result, your pocketbook.