Your Family’s Command Center

I recently began work on a small project that many of you have probably seen before. It is called the “Command Center”. Basically, this has become an area of the house where a family can easily track and coordinate all family activities from homework to sports to just about anything. Here's how we began designing and building this kind of space for the client. MORE

A Thought on Going Green...and Windows

I’ve attended many seminars on green home improvement topics over the years. And while I’ve learned a great many things, one overarching topic I’ve heard discussed time and time again is the misconception about prioritizing where to begin. MORE

Filed under: green, home, improvements, sustainability, windows

Acoustic vs. Drywall - What to Choose?

The number one large project I see homeowners take on themselves is finishing their own basement.  This can be a rewarding project for do-it-yourselfers out there and the most common question I get is:  What type of ceiling should I choose to use, drywall or acoustical? MORE

Filed under: basement, ceiling, DIY, home, improvement, installation

Building your dream home? Read this first.

A man came up to me on the bus today. A real, normal man who wasn’t asking for money or trying to sell me his doomsday theory. He approached me because he noticed I was reading a book about LEED® - Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design - building projects. MORE

Filed under: building, green, home, LEED, sustainability

Give Your Rooms a Contemporary Feel with Bold New Carpeting

If you are giving your home a fresh and modern look, you might be thinking about changing the flooring. The flooring in your home can set the tone for the entire space, which means that finding the perfect material and style is key. MORE

Filed under: carpet, carpeting, contemporary, design, modern, style
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