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Remodel of a Lake House

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Recently, an opportunity arose for us to renovate and remodel a small lake house for some family friends. The house is an adorable 800 square foot house with a view of the lake. The owners already started the renovation work, but once kids came in the picture it was too much to accomplish themselves. Our mission? To renovate it from …

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Breaking Ground on a New Build

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On April 20th, 2019 we put our deposit and signed the original contract on our house. This week, on June 19th, we are finally breaking ground! It is an incredibly exciting time. Pre-Construction Meeting John and I were able to go out to the location our house is being built on a rainy Thursday last week. We completed our pre-site …

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Production Build Options – Recap

In Adventures in New Builds, Tips and Tricksby Stephanie AldridgeLeave a Comment

This concludes the series within a series on the selecting production build options you will be faced with.  As a reminder, it covered: Introduction Picking your plot  Picking your floor plan Structural Options Design Options Electrical Options In order to help anyone who may be on their journey with a production builder we’ve prepared a quick infographic which you can …

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Production Build Options – Structural

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Now that you know about what all the option families are, we will deep dive into them.  Today’s post is on the first part of options you can get for your production build house.  Structural options.  These include, but are not limited to: Kitchen layout upgrades Bathroom layout upgrades Room extensions Extra rooms Finished basements Elevations (outside look and feel) This …