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Designing Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen

An Excerpt from Paul D. Rugarber’s Forthcoming Book, Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between “To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austen Outdoor kitchens and grilling … Continue reading

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Why Do I Write?

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” Benjamin Franklin In today’s post I wanted to do something a little bit different. I wanted to tackle the topic of why I write and produce this blog, and eventually the book … Continue reading

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Zoning and Insurance Requirements

An Excerpt from Paul D. Rugarber’s Forthcoming Book, Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between Dig the well before you are thirsty. – Proverb As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the planning part of your project can be the most … Continue reading

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Hiring an Architect

(An excerpt from the owner’s forthcoming book Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between) Your Architect will become the quarterback for your team of experts to get your project successfully completed.  When hiring an architect, keep in mind that you … Continue reading

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Project Planning and Organization

An excerpt from PDRdesigns owner Paul Rugarber’s forthcoming book, Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between! “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The planning of your house project can be the most fun or the … Continue reading

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The Whole Process in a Nutshell

An excerpt from PDRdesigns owner Paul Rugarber’s forthcoming book, Architecture to Construction and Everything in Between! “Fall in love with the process, and the results will come.” – Eric Thomas Most clients come into my office with very little understanding of … 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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