Category: Contractors

Remodeling Now Can Save You Money Later

I have two thoughts on why you remodeling now is a good idea. First it can save you money in energy costs. An Atlanta paper wrote an interesting article about how clients have saved money in the long run by spending some money up front. Another good reason to remodel right now is that home […]

Making a Home to Sell, a Dream to Buyers

With the current housing market there is an overflow of houses to choose from, so if you are planning to sell your home how can you get an edge up? Do some design work! The first thing a person sees when they pull up to a house is the yard–if it has been sitting on […]

The Sustainable Tree

Often when it comes to sustainable design we get all wrapped up in the building and forget about what’s right outside the window. Trees can be a huge way to conserve energy when it comes to home design. A properly located tree can provide shade in the summer and still allow light in in the […]

McMansion Overload & the Need for Sustainable Spaces

I was just reading an article about how when the dust settles in the houseing market that new homes will NOT be of the McMansion style. You can catch the article here. One of the big reasons for this is their large energy cost. Another reason, as stated here, is that they take up so […]

I Want To Remodel My Home, Why Do I Need A Designer?

So you want to remodel your home, you have a pretty good idea on what you want to do and you are about to go out and find yourself a contractor. This is all well and good, but have you talked to a designer yet? You may ask, “why do I need a designer, I […]

5 Tips for Sustainable Design

How to Easily Incorporate Being Green into Your Next Project Sustainable design is in concert with the planet. When we feel good in our spaces, work and home, we are more productive, healthier and happier. It sounds hippie-dippie, but spending time in a beautiful, sustainably designed and built space is more than saving the planet; […]