Building Tips

  • Building Tips

    Four Elements of a Beautiful Staircase

    There are so many components that go into the building or remodeling a home. While we were building our new home, we made sure to plan out every single part of our staircase, all the way from the treads to the decor. It was all so important.

    April 14th, 2020
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    Things To Consider Before Purchasing Garage Doors For Your Home

    So all throughout our build, I was set on doing something different for our garage doors. There were things I just knew I wanted to change up and things I wanted to leave the same. I had always dreamed of doing real wood garage doors and I had made up my mind that was exactly what I wanted to do. Henry kept trying to get me to look at other options and I just wouldn’t have any part of it. You know how women can be at times, a little set in our ways…or maybe that is just me?

    April 14th, 2020
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    Five Must-Haves for a Beautiful and Functional Mudroom

    Well, what a crazy few weeks it has been, but we did it! We are moved into our new house and so ready to share each and every space with you. The very first area we are going to be sharing is our mudroom. When we started our planning stages with Frusterio Design, we knew we wanted a separate mudroom and laundry room. Each would serve a different purpose and not to mention they were going to be on totally opposite sides of the home.

    Updated April 16th, 2020
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    How High to Hang Pendant Lights and Chandeliers

    As if choosing the perfect pendant light and chandelier isn’t hard enough, then you have to decide on how high (or low) to hang it. Do you know how long it took us to determine the length of our dining room chandelier? It’s the one in the picture above. Well, let’s just say the poor electrician got his arm workout in for that day.

    January 31st, 2020

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