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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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Trade Partner Profile: Custom View

Every part and piece of a house is important, from foundation to roof, but windows and doors – those things we use every single day – are critical to enjoying your home. Beautiful, high quality windows can improve the overall look and value of the home, but also offer homeowners the peace of mind that […]

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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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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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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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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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Design Trends: Wallpaper Done Right

For the last decade or so, wallpaper took a home decor hit. As homeowners went for more modern, clean and neutral designs, wallpaper became the annoying thing that needed to be scraped off during renovation. Home design trends from the 80s and 90s mimicked Victorian style with lots of pattern, darker colors, and often overbearing […]

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The Kitchen Island 

Creating Your Custom Workspace The kitchen island has gone from an added perk to a necessity for many homeowners in the past decade. Kitchen islands can serve so many purposes and they are no longer just a block of cabinetry with a solid countertop. Island design and functionality have evolved so that they have become […]

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Luxury Laundry Rooms

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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