Bathroom remodels: Are you flushing money down the toilet?

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The first thing to understand about bathrooms is that there are some very specific minimum dimensions required by building codes. Shower sizes, the space in front and to the sides of sinks and toilets, and electrical outlet locations all have specifications that must be met.

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Our most referenced residential project

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Birds in the walls, poor insulation, and stairs that didn’t meet code were only the tip of the iceberg when confronting the problems that troubled this home.

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How we measure a house.

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Homeowners often balk at a redesign because the project seems such a formidable prospect. Fortunately, the way we tackle a residential remodeling project follows a tried-and-true plan that makes the daunting doable.

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Homes by Architects Tour 2013

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If you’re thinking about a project of your own, or just want to see some really cool designs, we’d love for you to stop by so we can show you around and answer your questions.

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6 things to keep in mind before you start your remodel.

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Here is a list of things you should keep in mind as you begin the design process…

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When should you hire an architect?

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When you’re starting a new building project, and considering hiring an architect, you might fall into a cycle of asking yourself, “Should I? Shouldn’t I?” Second guessing is easy to do when you’re facing an undertaking that promises to consume a lot of time and money. But here’s the secret formula for putting those uncertainties to rest…

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Reality Check: part 2

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It’s a great option for when you don’t know where to start, but you might be wondering what exactly the process involves and how it’ll give you a better view of what’s possible.

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Sold a Bill of Goods

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It’s become a common practice to value homes based on square footage and the number of rooms – the “more is more!” philosophy seems to apply.

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Blue Ribbon Kitchen

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This is a prime example of how we approach architectural and interior design for better livability. Function and beauty come together to make everyday tasks, from mincing shallots to loading the dishwasher, easier, more comfortable and more enjoyable.

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Reality Check

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Do you find yourself asking“where do I start?” “how much will it cost?” and “is it a smart investment?”

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