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Blog Posts in the Renovations Category

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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Custom Range Hoods: Design Inspiration

Ventilate with style Good design is often in the unexpected. In the kitchen – a room full of necessary, utilitarian features, the most remarkable design details do double duty. Take for instance the metal range hood – a necessary piece of machinery and ductwork that funnels hot air, steam and smoke out of your kitchen. […]

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Cabinetry Colors: Beyond the Pale

For the past several years the trend in home cabinetry has been fairly monochromatic. Nearly every kitchen renovation included white cabinetry and often light stone countertops and tile backsplashes. This is a clean, beautiful look and it holds up well over time, especially when more traditional hardware and tile are chosen. But this look just […]

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Welcome Back the Wet Bar

The little bar makes a big comeback Many of the more “mature” readers will remember when Wet Bars were a common luxury in suburban homes – the spot where wife and mother crafted a chilled martini for dad as he walked in the door from a long day at work. Wet Bars were also used […]

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James River Construction and Interior Designers: Partnering for the Best

Many of our clients use the professional services of interior designers that we partner with regularly, but a few of our clients come to us because of a recommendation by an interior design whom they contacted first when making the decision to renovate their home. Designer Tom Duke is one of our referring designers and […]

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