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Smart Design: 5 Trends Transforming Commercial Buildings

Commercial building design is ever-evolving, with fads coming and going with few ending up becoming industry standards. As technology has

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Working With a Design-Build Team to Create Your Dream Home

by Barrett Tilson October 26, 2016

What do the experts say you need to do and know for a smooth build out? Building your dream home from scratch is a daunting task, especially if you’ve never worked with an

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Should You Hire a Home Inspector for a New House?

by Barrett Tilson October 12, 2016

Pamela Moore/iStock When you buy an old house worn down by time and climate, it’s a no-brainer to hire a home inspector to check what shape it’s in—before you commit to your

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Life in a Construction Zone: 5 Things to Expect When You Renovate Your Home

by Barrett Tilson September 21, 2016

powerofforever/iStock At some point in the middle of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” marathon you probably decided you hate your kitchen, and the dining room, the master bedroom, and

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7 Simple Home Remodeling Strategies for the Easily Overwhelmed

by Barrett Tilson September 8, 2016

Which stresses you out more? The mere thought of adding a bathroom (so many contractors, so many unknowns, and you’re too busy already!) or fighting for Monday-morning mirror

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What Exactly is Fiber Cement Siding?

by Barrett Tilson September 2, 2016

If you are picturing globs of cement stuck to the side of your home, we can’t blame you. The name can be deceiving! Fiber cement siding is nothing more than a building

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See what happens when you leave straight lines behind in your home

by Barrett Tilson August 24, 2016

Straight lines are rarely found in nature, yet contractors diligently work to ensure that all angles of the built environment are a perfectly plumb, square 90 degrees whenever

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Know Your House: Learn the Lingo of Rooftops

by Barrett Tilson August 10, 2016

Knowing the language of rooftop design will help you through your next repair or remodel project When it comes to a roof, knowing a few terms will help you talk to your roofer

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8 Experts Share Their Top Advice for Finding the Right Architect

by Barrett Tilson July 27, 2016

Hiring the right design professional for your home can be a daunting process, whether you are looking for an architect, interior designer, contractor or landscape designer.

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14 Architectural Trends That Will Define The Next Decade – Arch Daily

by Barrett Tilson July 20, 2016

When you think about the future, how do you envision the built environment? According to this article, originally appearing on The Huffington Post as The Architecture of the

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