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How to Identify the Most Popular Residential Roof Styles
Posted August 14, 2019 | Permalink

Many people overlook how vital the roof type is when it comes to architectural design. The roof type, along with the materials chosen, can instantly and dramatically improve the visual, structural, and value of a property. Additionally, roof design can increase the curb appeal of a home.   

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The Little-Known Purpose of the Cornerstone
Posted July 24, 2019 | Permalink

Buildings are at the heart of every community. They provide protection not only from the elements but also house the memories and milestones of a family or business. Designing and building a structure evokes a sense of pride as the building's owners look towards the future.

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How Stone is Used in Architecture
Posted July 3, 2019 | Permalink

In recent years, there has been a reawakening in construction materials that have withstood the test of time and are environmentally-friendly. Various types of stone, including granite, marble, slate, and limestone have been embraced by architects, business owners, and homeowners to bring form, fashion, and function into homes and commercial properties.

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The Difference between Cape Cod and Ranch Home Styles
Posted June 26, 2019 | Permalink

A one level house style is often considered the perfect home layout. Why? Building a one level house can be like getting married; hopefully, you’ll be in it for many years to come. If you plan to build a two- or three-story house and live in it for 50 years or more, you will want to consider how you will navigate the upper levels of the house when you are in your eighties. It’s a fact of life that stair will be a factor when you areolder. Popular a one level house includes styles like Cape C...

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How Size Impacts Residential Design
Posted June 12, 2019 | Permalink

A question residential customers often ask us: How big should we plan the rooms of
our home?

Before we dive into the room size discussion, let’s put numbers to house sizes.
Using figures from a 2013 survey carried out by National Association of Home
Builders, here are the “labels”:

  • small home: below 2000 square feet,
  • medium home: 2000 to 3000 square feet,
  • large home: above 3000 square feet.

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