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The Gift of Giving Back

I have learned that making a difference is more important than making a dollar. Let’s build some pride in our communi...

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The families, the houses and the Designed Exterior

In the days that followed Sunday, May 22, 2011 residents of Joplin immediately cried out for help and who better to r...

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Myth Busters: Why Vinyl Siding is America’s Hottest Home Design Feature

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, vinyl siding is a hot home exterior material, appearing on nearly one third of a...

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Inspired Exterior: Barns of America

When designing the exterior of your home, I always talk about giving your house a “character.”

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Questions to ask yourself about potential contractors

While it’s important to ask these qualifying and follow-up questions, it is just as important to ask yourself some qu...

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Homeowner Testimonial: Staying in the home they love.

Rusty and Melinda Kurtz talk about how their exterior home renovation changed more than just the curb appeal of their...

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Many Hands Make Quick Work

We heard it said several times, “An hour’s work here is equivilent to a week’s worth of work at a typical house build...

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Questions to Ask Your Contractor Before You Hire Them

When working with a contractor, it’s important to ask good follow-up questions. Here are the top three things you sho...

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Home Remodel = Improved Energy Efficiency

Since their home just outside of Kansas, MO was remodeled, Rusty and Melinda Kurtz love the way their home looks, but...

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