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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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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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Wellborn + Wright Provides Reclaimed Architectural Surfaces for JRC Clients

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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2018 Tile Design Trends

Tile is one building material that is constantly changing – whether it’s the material itself, the color, shape, finish or use, tile trends can keep any designer and builder on their toes. We do a lot of kitchen and bathroom renovations, which means tile is something we deal with very often. Lately we have noticed […]

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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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Materials We Love: Ipe Flooring

Outdoor living spaces have become one of the most popular things we build for our clients. With the moderate climate here in central Virginia, outdoor spaces can generally be enjoyed for at least three seasons of the year. And with many projects now integrating outdoor fireplaces, chimneys and fire pits, these hardscapes, decks and porches […]

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2017 Lighting Design Trends

Lighting design is a rapidly changing industry with new trends appearing quicker than almost any other aspect of interior design. That being said, lighting is one things that can most easily date a home. Fortunately it is also one of the easiest things to update. If your home needs a refresh or you’re starting from […]

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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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The Modern Mudroom

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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