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Building Up vs. Building Out? Top 10 Reasons to Build a Home Addition Instead of Moving

Rather than leave their beloved neighborhoods and trying to set an anchor in a new one with a larger home, many Americans have decided to either build up or build out. In some situations, space is so … Read More
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10 Tips for Designing Your New Summer Outdoor Living Space

Is your yard currently nothing more than green space that has to be mowed, perhaps serving only as an area for the family pets, and perhaps a play area for the kids? More and more homeowners are … Read More
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Home Improvement Ideas and Tips to Revive the Beauty of Your Interior

If it’s been a few years since you last made any upgrades to the interior of your home, you’re probably feeling the itch to make some changes. Psychologically, we’re all wired to establish an … Read More
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Useful Tips and Tricks to Make Your House Look More Expensive

Would you consider your home “builder grade?” Meaning, it’s made with low-grade materials that obviously didn’t cost much for the builder? Jumping into a “cookie cutting” property makes … Read More
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“Ultra Violet” Pantone’s Color 2018: How to Incorporate it in Your Interior Design

If you’re an interior design enthusiast or if you’ve been looking around for ideas to spruce up your home’s interiors, you’ve probably heard of Pantone, the international color authority. For … Read More
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6 Tips for Designing the Perfect Home Office Addition to Fit your Business and Personal Needs

Working from home is something more and more companies are allowing their employees to do. In fact, Millennials, or Generation Y if you prefer, is a generation of workers who find the work-from-home … Read More
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Top 10 Trends for New Home Construction and Renovations in 2018 and Beyond

With 2017 and its trends (mostly) behind us, let’s look at what’s hot for renovations and new home construction in 2018. It seems that every New Year brings with it a new set of trends that help … Read More
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Six Kitchen Design Trends We’ll See in 2018

We know smart appliances and all things high-tech will continue to be an ongoing trend well into the future, but what about the other parts of the kitchen that make it what it is? From flooring to … Read More
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What to Consider When Adding a Second Story to a Home

Drastically changing the form and function of your home by adding a second story might seem like a massive undertaking, but sometimes, it makes perfect sense to take this approach. It’s definitely a… Read More

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08 03 2018

Building Up vs. Building Out? Top 10 Reasons to Build a Home Addition Instead of Moving

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Useful Tips and Tricks to Make Your House Look More Expensive

04 06 2018

“Ultra Violet” Pantone’s Color 2018: How to Incorporate it in Your Interior Design