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Custom Range Hoods: Design Inspiration

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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 range hood – a necessary piece of machinery and ductwork that funnels hot air, steam and smoke out of your kitchen. It […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces – Start Now!

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We may be experiencing snow day after snow day here in Virginia, but believe it or not, it’s the perfect time to start planning your outdoor oasis. If you’re considering building a deck, patio, porch, installing a pool or an outdoor kitchen – don’t wait until it’s already warm and you can’t wait to get […]

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Materials We Love: Ipe Flooring

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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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The Wash Closet: Little Space, Big Impact

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With the holidays upon us, you may be hosting family and friends or just having more guests over than usual. This means your “wash closet” may be getting more use than normal. If you have a spare bathroom or half bath that your guests generally use, now is the time to spruce it up. We […]

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2017 Lighting Design Trends

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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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James River Construction Wins Best of Houzz Service Award for 2017

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Thanks to the stellar reviews we’ve received on Houzz.com, James River Construction is proud to announce that we have been awarded the “Best of Houzz 2017” in the Service category.   Only 3% of professionals are awarded “Best of” on Houzz, and we want to thank our wonderful colleagues and clients for leaving the great […]

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2017 High-End Home Design Trends

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

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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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James River Construction and Interior Designers: Partnering for the Best

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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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Brazilian Granite Trends Move North

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Brazil, one of the best known sources of granite in the world, exports 60-70% of all the granite sold worldwide. For this reason, granite has been a popular building material in Brazilian homes for some time. However, the way that granite is used in Brazilian homes and businesses is far different from the way we […]

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