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Employee Spotlight: Matt Martin

Like many of our humble and hardworking crew, Matt Martin does not particularly enjoy talking about himself. He would much prefer to focus on his work, his family and his passions. That being said, he has an interesting story nonetheless. Matt is a man of many talents, and he’s one of our top producing managers. Matt […]

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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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Employee Spotlight: Jimmy Walter

From framing to flying and back again, Jimmy Walter has had an eventful career that landed him right here as a JRC team member. Four years ago Jimmy Walter reached out to JRC owner, Ken Felts, about coming to work for us as a carpenter. Jimmy hadn’t been in Richmond long – just a couple […]

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Countertop Culture: how to determine what material is best for you

Remember when countertops were either laminate or granite? Well those days are long gone. Today’s countertops might include engineered seamless stone, concrete, metal, wood and just about anything else you can dream up. But not all surfaces work for all purposes. For hardworking countertops, material is a critical choice. Nearly every material will require a […]

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Employee Spotlight: Lee Lacks

“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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Custom Construction Meets Custom Cabinetry

In a signless warehouse buried deep in Scott’s Addition, Bluebird Cabinetry owner Andrew Olsen is hand-crafting cabinets alongside his son and a handful of craftspeople. Olsen has never been one for the limelight. His pride comes from the work itself and doing things right – the first time. For the past few years, James River […]

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2017 High-End Home Design Trends

Every year brings with it new design trends for the home, and 2017 is no exception. But while the DIY craze is in full force, high-end consumers are looking for something a little different. Home trends for luxury home buyers lean toward helpful, time-saving, features as well as ways to enjoy recreation in a home all […]

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Crafting the Perfect Wine Cellar

Wine Cellars are the latest trend in luxury custom construction and renovation. We’ve done several custom wine cellars for our clients, some the size of a closet or cabinet all the way to full rooms with tasting bars and inventory systems. But creating a wine cellar isn’t as simple as setting aside a room and […]

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Holiday High Design: How to incorporate holiday decor to match your home’s style

Holiday decorations can be exciting or overwhelming, nostalgic or nauseating. Much of this depends on how overboard you allow yourself to go, but some of it depends on whether or not your decorations help show off your home’s decor rather than clashing with it. While reds and greens are the traditional palette, it’s not one […]

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How to Live in Your House During a Renovation

(Without Going Crazy) It seems early, but it really never is too early to start thinking about the holidays: decorations, parties and family staying for extended visits. All of those things may have you stressing about not having enough space, or your space just not working for you anymore. It could be time for an […]

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