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Time to open up the Kitchen
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Into another year 2013
Summer of 2012
36" Refigerators and Carpenter Ants

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Time to open up the Kitchen

With Spring on it's way and more sunlight coming in the Windows - It may be time to knock down a few walls and open up your home so you can enjoy it more.  Over the past 20 years there has not been a single job we did where we added a wall! We are continually taking walls down, especially to the Kitchen area and creating the open concept families today want.  Even if the wall is load bearing, beams can be added in that will hide in ceiling.  The new engineered beams are smaller and stronger creating less need to be seen.

Design Trends Continue in Natual Products

We see clients continuing to select natural stones, natural woods even cork.  The manufacturers are producing an excellent assortments of products to choose from.  The greatest benefit to the client is that these products are very sustainable.  If you chip, gouge or scratch them, the impact in appearances is minimal and can be repaired easily.

Into another year 2013

Its a new year 2013,
    Winter is still upon us, Right now we are working on a nice size 2nd story addition on a building built in the 50's, I would highly recomend on any homes built during this time w/ a shiplap type sheathing, to get complete engineering and design before you get any costs of doing the project. We scoped out this project and designed it w/ costs w/o any engineering, You would assume that most standard construction practices were still being followed during its time period, to a degree that engineering would not affect the final overall final costs to build.

Summer of 2012

Patrons Of Anchorage:
   Looks like Anchorage is doing allot of remodel work this year. With the decline of newer homes available on the market I can see this trend to continue to do well for the remodelers here in Anchorage.
  I would like to let you all know we too are getting busy, We still have  positions still on our calender for the summer of 2012. Right now we are working on complete basement remodel, one addition, ( designing and working on another addition.) Working on a really nice complete upstairs renovation of kit, bathroom liv.rm. Working on the completion of one beautiful kit remodel design and scope to follow. If you have any questions on any projects you are thinking about, give us a call and we can answer your questions. Have a blessed summer and we will see you out there.

36" Refigerators and Carpenter Ants

This week we wrapped up the contemporary kitchen design and remodel  on the turnagain arm.  The clients were very pleased with solid cherry cabinets, linen textured tile, granite tops and glass accents.
 
  We learned that the newer 36" wide refigerators are being stuffed so full of insualtion that the sides bow and you need to design with at least another 1/2 inch to accomodate them.
 
 We also ran into the pantry door opening against the refigerator as it extends another 4" past the cabinets.

Remodlers Open House Showcase

We are looking  forward to our 1st Remodlers OPEN HOUSE Showcase in December.  see  www.anchorageremodlershowcase.com
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