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This project is a downtown urban feel living quarters, created from an old existing appliance building in downtown Helena, MT. The building, as it existed, was block construction with a wood framed floor system. It was determined that vermiculite existed in the cells of the cmu block walls. This was abated as needed to accommodate the remodel construction. The project consisted of creating an living space on the second floor of the space, with a retail space below. Considerations and modifications were required to obtain the necessary fire separation between the two spaces along with sound separation for privacy considerations. Included in the work scope was the addition of a single car garage with a suspended concrete slab to allow private entry and exit from the living quarters. The project included skim coated exterior, membrane roofing, upgraded interior finishes and use of teak wood to create an exterior covered patio with an integral drain system complete with membrane protection. The project was brought in on time and within budget.