Category: Custom Homes

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Photo of a home that was designed while customer remotely

Problem Solving – Virtually Our physical office may be temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be creative and innovative elsewhere. In fact, here at Meadowlark, we would say …

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Common Design Trends & Questions: Answered!

Walking through a home, have you ever found yourself asking ‘how can I shift this room around?’ or ‘what can be done about moving this wall or this bathroom?’ These …

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Processing the Process (and wondering if we’re lost?)

By: Katie MacGillivray In America, we’re used to going to a store to look at options, pick and purchase the item(s), and be done — hopefully in 30 minutes or …

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Home Unplugged – Homes (and Clients) We Love Talking About!

Tucked away on a private wooded lot on a hillside, this Meadowlark custom home – simply named “Unplugged” – was designed and built to take advantage of the serenity of …

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What’s Up with Stairs?

Stairs . . . they’re both the bane of and the reason for a designer’s existence. Almost every project we work on has at least one set of them. Staircases …

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The Design/Build Process in a Simple Diagram

Meadowlark designer Melissa Kennedy was featured in ProRemodeler Magazine. She shared an infographic explaining the design build process for remodeling

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New home, home ownership, Habitat for Humanity

Grateful for those who serve At Meadowlark, we’re grateful for being welcomed into so many people’s lives to transform their homes or build new ones. With Thanksgiving approaching, we remember …

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window-insulation

Construction on this Meadowlark house includes a different type of exterior wall construction—a thermal envelope. Why? Because this home is being built to meet the Passive House standard. What Is …

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Accessible Front Entry

We have stepped outside of our usual geographic area and headed north to Midland to help build a home that we are pretty darn excited about. With Midland being several …

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green-field

This home has earned the nickname “Green Country Ranch.” Depending on your particular inclinations, you can see it as a ranch house that is resource efficient, a country ranch that …

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Thinking Local First

One of my favorite job responsibilities is managing the “in’s and out’s” of our home tours. We do several of these each year and each one brings a new challenge …

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