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New Exterior Deck on back of Mid century Modern Home

Mid Century Modern design still attracts many of our clients and here we give our take on why that’s so and why we still love it ourselves!

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Designated Ping Pong Area in a large open basement remodel

We’ve taken the ideas we love from past basement remodel projects that are the perfect example of form meeting function. 11 great ideas to consider for your basement remodel.

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blueprints-for-custom-home

The goal of building a home that’s truly your own, from the layout and floor plan to the finishes, appliances, and interior design, is a big one. If you’re considering …

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exterior of home

If your home isn’t working for your family anymore, deciding whether it’s best to remodel or move can be a tough decision. On one hand, you love your home and …

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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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