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Pergolas to Enhance the Look and Comfort of an Outdoor Living Space

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If you’ve been thinking about how to add more elegance to your terrace, patio or deck, a pergola could be the perfect choice. This beautiful structure is a wonderful way to define your outdoor space without closing it in. Pergolas are classic, architectural features that often covered the walkways in Italian Renaissance gardens. A pergola makes a versatile addition to any outdoor living area because it can be customized to fit the style of your yard, whether it’s formal or casual. Pergolas don’t provide full shelter, but their openness is what provides that look of simple elegance. Continue reading

Tips for Replacing Window Trim and Molding

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Functionally, interior window is the transition and gap covering of the space between a window frame (jamb) and the interior wall covering (typically drywall). Aesthetically it is an outlining adornment like the frame and matting for a picture. Continue reading

Outdoor Living Space with a Portico Overhang and an Open Air Room

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Outdoor living spaces have become the poster project of staycations. A staycation is a period of time that an individual or family takes time off and relaxes at home.

Outdoor living spaces can be defined by any or all of an outdoor kitchen, patio, deck, portico covered area, screen or sun room, in-ground pool, spa tub, backyard sports or activities, and as much more as you can imagine. Continue reading

Home Library Designs for Style or Function

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In designing and developing many several home addition projects, requests to the Design Build Pros for a home library to be incorporated has increased. Some designs have been for full rooms, while others just a nook. Others have requested built-in cabinetry for book storage and display in great rooms.

Research has shown that many Americans read less these days. Plus those that read often opt to do so electronically via a computer or a Kindle, Nook, or other reading device. Others turn to audio books as a multi-task time saver. We even have a client, who is an avid runner that has replaced her iPod music with Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading

Sunroom Addition Adds More Than Just Light To a Home

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No matter what the weather’s like in your part of the country, seasonal rooms and sunrooms can be a welcome and flexible addition to your home’s layout. Whether the sunshine is constant or only an occasional visitor, get inspired by one of these spaces to create your own sensational sunroom, full of natural light.

Sunrooms tend to be a very popular, bonus room in a home. Regardless of the planned use, a sunroom becomes place of relaxation and enjoyment. Continue reading