Home Styles

June 4, 2014

Would you like a Sauna with that?

More and more homes are including luxury features, so I've been asked about saunas and steam rooms. Unless they're in separate buildings, away from the envelope of the main dwelling, I'm not in favor of them.

Why not? Because they create more moisture than most houses can ...

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April 13, 2014

Ductless Systems: Latest Advancement in Home Comfort

Lately, I've seen several of these systems and thought I'd share some info on them.

A ductless system requires no duct work, is energy efficient, is stress free to install and easy to maintain.

HOW IT WORKS -- Ductless systems provide both heating and cooling to your interior spaces ...

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April 13, 2014

Five Things To Know About Layout & Design

Some things that are called design are really a matter of taste. Others aren't. Here are some guidelines about what good design looks like (or doesn't):

1) Every room needs a window, unless it's an interior bathroom. In that case, a fan that vents to the outside ...

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March 20, 2014

Innovative home products

Innovative Products that make remodeling fun, assuming you're looking for a little "lavishness" in your home:

1) Entry Ways - The Designer Textures Collection of entry sets from Rocky Mountain Hardware now includes seven solid-bronze motifs varying in style from faux-bois wood grain to a symmetrical tufted patter to a ...

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