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Blog Posts in the Renovations Category

Outdoor Living: Screened in Spaces

Once again it’s the time of year when we shift our activities and living spaces from indoors to outdoors. The options for outdoor living spaces have boomed over the last decade, with myriad options for layouts, products and features. But one tried and true space is perhaps the best combination of indoor/outdoor living, and that […]

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Stand Alone Structures: Guest Houses

Everyone wants to be a good host or hostess when welcoming house guests, and a luxurious guest suite is a great way to do that. But for large groups or long-term stays, sometimes having everyone in one house can be a bit much. If hosting is something you do often and take seriously, and if […]

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Add On or Build New? How to Create a Home That Works Perfectly for You.

Are you bursting at the seams of your current house? Maybe there’s a new baby on the way, or the kids finally need their own rooms. Or maybe you’ve just always wanted more space to relax, work out, or build your dream bar. Regardless of the reason, if you’re unhappy with your current home, you’ve […]

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Stand Alone Structures: Home Away From Home Office

Tiny houses are definitely having a moment in home design, with many people dramatically downsizing in order to live more simply. However, for most of us, compacting our life into a few hundred square feet isn’t really possible or even desirable. But that doesn’t mean that a smaller, stand alone structure is entirely out of […]

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Renovation vs. Remodel

Renovation and remodel are often used interchangeably, but the truth is that the terms mean two very different things, and knowing which is which can help you determine the right home contractor and other experts you may need for the job. What is a renovation? A renovation upgrades, improves and/or repairs issues in an existing […]

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The Modern Farmhouse: Elevating a Popular Design Trend

Farmhouse design has had a huge moment lately. Thanks to high-profile designers like Joanna Gaines, reclaimed wood and shiplap seem to be here to stay for awhile. For the most part, this look can be described as “cute,” but recently we had clients come to one of our trade partners, Jennifer Radakovic Design, with a […]

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JRC Wins HBAR RARE Award for Whole Home Remodel

Last month we were honored to receive the Home Building Association of Richmond (HBAR) inaugural “RARE Award” for Best Whole House Renovation and Best Team Project, in collaboration with Dana McKenna Designs.  The HBAR RARE (Richmond Awards for Remodeling Excellence) celebration was held on November 14th at the Triple Cross Brewery. The main purpose of […]

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Touch v Touchless Faucets

You’ve probably heard or seen about the newer, more advanced kitchen faucets on the market. Delta Faucet was the first to introduce the world to the “touch faucet” back in 2008 – a faucet that you can turn on and off with a simple tap. Since then, many other companies have joined Delta in providing […]

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Fall in Love With Your Home This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day around the corner, you’re bound to hear the word “LOVE” quite a bit. But one of the most popular evergreen sayings, “Home is where the heart is” rings true now as much as in years past. So, regardless of whether you’re starting the journey or you’ve arrived at the home of your […]

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JRC Wins Award for Residential Remodel

We are excited to announce that James River Construction is the 2018 winner of the Central Virginia NARI CotY residential interior remodel award! Each year, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) honors its stand-out members with the prestigious National Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award. These awards are given out by region and […]

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