Category Archives: room design

Making Your Great Room Truly Great

“Tomorrow, you may roam; but while you’re here, just feel at home.” Unknown The “great room” is such an amazing name! Who wouldn’t want to be in a room like that? This should be a room that welcomes, inspires, and … Continue reading

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Design Your Dream Retreat: The Master Bedroom

“My bedroom is my sanctuary.” Vera Wang Many years after I built my house, my master bedroom was still not completed. The trim was put up quickly just to get it in and the walls were only partially painted. Finally, … Continue reading

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Designing Your Home Office

An Excerpt from Paul D. Rugarber’s Forthcoming Book, Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between Design is, in my opinion, the most fun of any construction project. You finally get to let your creativity loose! There are a few simple … Continue reading

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Designing Your Front Entry

Pulling up to your home, you look at the front entry and a smile creeps onto your face.  Why?  Because it just feels right – it’s your home and you LOVE it! So how do we create that feeling for … Continue reading

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Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom remodeling can range from very simple to extremely complicated, depending on your desired amount of renovation. It’s always interesting to take on a project like this; the rooms themselves are small, and yet the components involved – plumbing, drainage, … Continue reading

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Ceiling Design

Ceilings are one of the most overlooked opportunities to customize a space. Whether with a simple trim detail, a complex coffered layout, or a cathedral ceiling, the ceiling is one way to change the entire feel of a room dramatically! … Continue reading

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Kitchen Design

The single most important room in the house is the kitchen. This is the place where the day begins, where bread is broken at meals, and where guests gather. Many new house designs are removing the traditional “dining room” area … Continue reading

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