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How to Create the Perfect Pool House

Pool weather is finally here – time to take a dip and relax in your outdoor oasis. The only thing that could make it any better is having a convenient place to dry off, enjoy some shade or clean up before heading back inside. A pool house can do all that and more when you […]

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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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Porch Impressions

How to welcome your guests before they even step inside This time of year with guests, family and even just the delivery guy ringing your doorbell and coming to visit, your front porch is probably getting a little bit more attention than usual. The front porch is a staple of the southern lifestyle. It’s a […]

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Home Trends: Beautiful Banquettes

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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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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James River Construction Wins Best of Houzz Service Award for 2017

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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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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How To Make the Most of Your Basement This Winter

As winter approaches and we begin to spend the majority of our down time inside, cabin fever can easily set in. Our homes begin to feel cramped, there’s not enough room to stretch out, for the kids to play or to have friends and family over for the big game. But one way to expand […]

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