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Five Must-Haves For A Great Bathroom

The days of a bathroom serving only utilitarian functions have long past. Bathrooms, especially the master bath, can serve as an in-home spa where homeowners in Shenandoah Valley can spend a few minutes of every day just to themselves, devoid of texts and tweets, to recharge their batteries and wash away the stresses of the day. Functionality, efficiency and beauty are givens in today’s new bathrooms. To create a bathroom […]

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Can Your New Kitchen Accommodate an Island?

Islands are among the most requested features in the dream kitchens we design for homeowners in the Harrisonburg and Shenandoah Valley region. Islands serve multiple purposes: providing a palate for meal preparation, dining, working, a place to do homework and a storage facility. When homeowners request an island, we determine if there is sufficient space, and if not, we recommend alternatives that can provide similar functionality. In smaller spaces, we […]

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A Remodeling Primer: Reality vs. HGTV

Our phones have been ringing a lot recently since folks in the Shenandoah Valley have been spending more time in their homes. Realizations that it’s time to improve what currently exists and starting to think of remodeling. If you are interested in a new kitchen or bath, you can make your life a lot easier by developing a wish list of everything that you want to then create a preliminary […]

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What’s Trending Now in Kitchen Design

Kitchen and bath renovations are booming. Many homeowners are realizing that working from home is not a passing fad. Many will be working from home for the near-term future and most likely longer than that. That’s one reason why homeowners in Shenandoah Valley want to increase their home’s functionality and appeal. If we are spending most of our time at home, then the home should be where you want to […]

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Affordable Vanity Countertops

How to make your vanity countertop look expensive but have an affordable price tag: Most people don’t know that there are a few specialized vanity countertop companies that offer Quartz and Granite countertops in more manageable sizes than the name brand LARGE slabs of Quartz and granite you see everywhere else. By choosing a “Stock” size or thinner vanity top you can save than a custom kitchen countertop slab price […]

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Best Practices for Renovating Your Kitchen

Many of our neighbors and clients in Shenandoah Valley have been under stay-at-home for several months and have noticed that their kitchens, bathrooms and other rooms could benefit from a renovation. If you are in that number, you are not alone. According to a recent survey of 1,000 homeowners by Houzz.com, nearly 80% of homeowners “are dreaming about changes that would help them enjoy their home more.” Our showroom is […]

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The New Normal: Working from Home

Even though the jury is still out on just how much folks will remain working from home, it has become quite evident it will be a new normal for many. We love to talk about home office design that helps keep your work/life in balance but we also know that good computer practices will help your health and energy levels throughout our current global health crisis. FIGHTING ZOOM FATIGUE In […]

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Steam — It’s on the Rise

As interior designers, we’re always looking for the next big thing to help our clients improve their quality of life, and 2017 has been the year for steam. Whether it’s steam cleaning, cooking, or showering, steam technology is growing in popularity as a way to make your home and body healthier. Steamy-Clean Appliances We predict that in a few years, self-cleaning appliances will be largely replaced by steam-cleaning counterparts, and […]

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