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Employee Spotlight: Lee Lacks

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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” This is the motto James River Construction Project Manager, Lee Lacks, lives by. Fortunately for us, Lee embodies both hard work and talent. Lee started his relationship with JRC as one of our trade partners providing cabinetry and casework. After several years working with him in […]

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Wellborn + Wright Provides Reclaimed Architectural Surfaces for JRC Clients

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We talk about a lot of design trends on this blog, but one of the biggest ones we’ve seen with our client base is the move toward reclaimed materials. Our clients are consistently more aware of and concerned about the history of the materials that go into their home’s construction or renovation. One of the […]

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Luxury Laundry Rooms

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Laundry doesn’t have to be a chore if you do it in a space with style. Recent design trends in laundry rooms have made washing and drying more delightful than previous generations ever could have imagined. This trend toward high-end finishes and appliances in a utilitarian space isn’t really that unusual. Consider the kitchen – […]

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Design Trends: A Room of One’s Own

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Everyone wants a sanctuary in their home – a place where they can retreat, relax and be comfortable. For some this is a cozy master bedroom, for others a spa-like bathroom. The entire concept of “man caves” and “femme dens” has catered to the idea of “escaping” from the rest of the house(hold). So it’s no […]

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Home Trends: Beautiful Banquettes

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Banquette seating is nothing new. Built-in benches in an eat-in kitchen go back to mid-century designs, when families began actually eating inside the kitchen, rather than the formal dining room every night. But their popularity has been on the rise lately and in a higher-style way than we’ve seen in the past. New banquette designs […]

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Angela Elliott Helps JRC Clients’ Design Dreams Become Reality

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Some people think hiring an interior designer to help them with their new home or renovation is too expensive or too much trouble. But designer Angela Elliott argues that having a designer on board from the beginning of a project, as well as working with a proven construction company, can actually save you money and, […]

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Summer 2016 Outdoor Living Trends

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Summer is here and your living is likely moving outdoors. As you look for ways to spend time outdoors and decorate your outdoor space, you may notice that outdoor furniture, living and accessory trends have changed dramatically in the past few years. If you’re updating your outdoor space or decorating it for the first time, […]

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The Modern Mudroom

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The mudroom of the past was a cramped, messy space full of boots and coats and who knows what else. Not a part of your house you wanted other people seeing and certainly not a place that got a lot of thought or design attention. Fortunately, however, those days are over. Modern homeowners have finally […]

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Great Garages

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A garage doesn’t have to just be a place to park your car or store your stuff. It can be an enjoyable, organized, even beautiful part of the home. Lately, luxury garages have been a big trend in home construction and renovation. We’ve had the privilege of working on several clients’ garages that have incorporated […]

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Making the Most of Your Home Office

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Whether you work from home full time, spend part of your days working in a home office, or just need a little work space to take care of household paperwork, bills and more – a home office has become a necessary and integral part of the home. But how you incorporate an office space into […]

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