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Sunrooms, Decks and Porches

When the weather is nice, its easy to expand the square footage of your home by moving (outdoor). This could be a simple patio platform made of bluestone, cement, teak squares, or an elevated deck, (if the back of your house is above grade). If you’re thinking about adding an outdoor space to the house,…
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Space that will Change the Way you Live in your Home

Space is very important in a home. Ask most people what their home is lacking and they will say storage. It can be very stressful to come home day after day to a cluttered house. The busyness of work, kids and life keep us from having the time or energy to keep a tidy home.…
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Colors and Textures for Every Room

As a designer, it seems that most homeowners take more time focusing on colors and textures than they do the general design of most spaces. Why is Everyone so Afraid to Make a Final Selection? With Kitchens and Bathrooms, we can layout a general design plan with the placement of the appliances or fixtures, and…
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To Basement or Not to Basement

Will renovating your basement add value to your home?  What will you use that space for? A playroom for the kids, a man cave, or an arts and crafts room? It is a good space to have extra storage. A finished basement can be fun and useful without a proper egress. However, without an egress,…
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Common Mistakes in a Kitchen Renovation

Kitchens…kitchens…kitchens. Everyone wants a brand-new state of the art kitchen. There is a fine line between making selections that will last a lifetime verses making trendy and expensive mistakes. Ask anyone with a funky color on their cabinetry if that was the right choice. Where to start… Appliances Our kitchen design esthetic always starts with…
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Common Mistakes in a Bathroom Renovation

It seems that everyone is doing a bathroom renovation these days. Let’s talk about issues that most people are faced with when renovating their existing bathroom. To Tub or Not to Tub. That is the Question Rule of thumb is that every home must have a tub, usually for the idea of resale. As long…
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