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Pet Friendly Laundry Room Remodel with Dog Shower

Pet-Friendly Remodeling For your Mudroom We’ve had quite a few mudroom remodels and custom home projects that have focused not only the needs of the client’s family, but also their …

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Photo of a home that was designed while customer remotely

What are the Differences Between Standard Building and Green Building? As a green custom home builder, we’re often asked how sustainable building differs from traditional residential construction. The best way …

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Custom Vent Hood Covering

Do I Need a Ventilation Hood? Check first in your local building codes, but in most cases if you can – you should. I suggest to my clients that they …

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A custom carpet helps to delineate space in a basement remodel

A Basement Remodel We Love Gets Some Additional Lovin’ from GC Magazine GC (General Contractors) Magazine just published their list of the 40 Best Basement Remodelers in the U.S. and …

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How to Discover Your Personal Style in 6 Easy Steps

For those who are unaware, it’s now been just over a month and a half since I relocated to Chicago. Moving to a new city and living in a new …

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Easy Home Office Photo

Meadowlark CEO of Fun Susan Christian offers up easy ideas and inspiration to help you create your perfect work from home office space.

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Photo of The Energy Detector device installed at Meadowlark Builders

What is The World’s Largest Source of Pure, Clean Energy? No, it’s not the sun, although that is the ultimate source of all energy on our planet. What I am …

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creating rooms for those with mobility issues

Thinking About Moving Back Home to Take Care of Mom and Dad? If you are considering joining households when Mom or Dad (or both) need more eyes on them – …

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Photo of Back of Tudor Style Custom Home

A Custom Home We Love and so Does Houzz! Once again, Houzz just posted their article 8 Open-Plan Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them which includes a photo of one …

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marble-finishes

Kitchen design: Cabinets, Countertops, Tile – Too Many Choices! Thinking about remodeling your kitchen? Are you overwhelmed with the colors, textures and types of materials that you see everyday on the …

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Hi tech materials used on this covered deck by Meadowlark Design+Build

Exterior Transformations Where Form Meets Function (With The Help of a Little Technology) This original David Osler mid-century modern home, built in 1963, got a lot of things right. With …

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