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7 Great Ideas for a New Home Office Remodel
Sep 30

7 Great Ideas for a New Home Office Remodel

September 30, 2019 by Bridget Dorr

Being able to work from home is the pinnacle of professional success! You have made it! You get to work on your own schedule, in your pajamas if you want to, and in the place that you are most comfortable. Your next step is to make sure that you have a space in your home that is fully dedicated to work. In order to be as productive as possible, you can’t just set up a desk near your bed, because you may get caught in a tricky job and find yourself taking a nap in the middle of your workday. Once you have dedicated an independent space from which you can run your daily activities like a boss, it is time to make sure that you get the space done upright.
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Is Shiplap Worth It In The Long Term?
Sep 19

Is Shiplap Worth It In The Long Term?

September 19, 2019 by Bridget Dorr

If we attempt to break down the definition of this type of wood, we can define it by its two parts: "ship" and "lap". The name and style are derived from the pattern that was used in earlier centuries to build ships. Shiplap lumber does not necessarily have even gaps between its joints, rather it possesses an overlapping "rabbet" joint that bonds two different pieces of blocks on a 90-degree angle. The primary purpose of this design is to make the lumber water-resistant and airtight so that it can last for a longer period without showing wear and tear. This post will discuss a few characteristics of shiplap that will help the average homeowner decide whether or not this is the best choice for them.
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Using Reclaimed Wood For Your New Kitchen: Pros and Cons
Sep 12

Using Reclaimed Wood For Your New Kitchen: Pros and Cons

September 12, 2019 by Bridget Dorr

With the concept of “reduce, reuse and recycle” gaining swift popularity to combat the alarms of climate change, wood is being furnished with a whole new life that can be put to use while transforming the different rooms of a business or house, especially the kitchen. Installing reclaimed wood is not entirely a new idea, it has been in existence since the 1970s and 80s, but has gained wider momentum only recently. While the primary notion underlying the reuse of woods is genuine and eco-friendly, in what situations are they the best fit? In the following section, we will be providing you with the pros and cons of fitting reclaimed wood into your kitchen.
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The Truth About Subway Tiles: What Should You Know?
Sep 3

The Truth About Subway Tiles: What Should You Know?

September 3, 2019 by Bridget Dorr

The designation of the subway tile is simple: subway tile is the conventional three by six tile blocks that form floors inside subways. Typically white, subway tiles have been a popular choice over the years whenever you go looking for a home décor option that can be achieved with inexpensive, multipurpose and sustainable tiles. If you are looking to make use of subway tiles in your next renovation project, here a few things that you should know before getting started.
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What are the Steps for Remodeling a House?
Aug 22

What are the Steps for Remodeling a House?

August 22, 2019 by Bridget Dorr

Experience a successful, affordable & efficient home renovation project by learning about the steps involved in planning a custom home remodel.
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