An Award-winning Cabin Redo

A renovation so complete, you wouldn't recognize the original lakehome.

By Lucie B. Amundsen
Published: March 24, 2011
After Jeff and Mary Grundahl renovated their little 1950s “vinyl box” of a cabin, the project won an award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.
Photo by JG Development, Inc.
Call it a common occupational hazard.
Jeff Grundahl is the president of a homebuilding and remodeling company, so when he and his wife, Mary, bought a little 50s “vinyl box” of a cabin, you might have expected a crew there the next day. Not exactly.
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