5 Key Master Bath Design & Construction Considerations

Got a new Master Bathroom on your mind?  Whether you are thinking of remodeling an existing bathroom or designing one for your new home, the most important things to consider are the same. In this post, we will discuss 5 key design and construction considerations that we typically guide our clients on when working on master [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Architecture and Design, Construction Quality, Home Designs, Interiors, Materials and Products, Residential|Comments Off on 5 Key Master Bath Design & Construction Considerations

Aging in Place Living

Thinking about where you will live as you get older? Ever wonder if you will be able to stay in your current home? Have you been thinking about the feasibility of moving your parents in to live with you? It's amazing how often we are approached by people looking for help with these decisions from [...]

Floating Terrace Deck in the Making

This Pepper Pike, Ohio remodel of a Mid-Century Modern home is coming together.  The new roof structure and roofing membrane are in place and the floating deck is being installed. Deck Going Down...Railing Going Up!   Unlike the old rotted out terrace deck that was removed, this new decking system and the [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Construction Quality, Homes, Materials and Products, Residential|Comments Off on Floating Terrace Deck in the Making

Mid-Century Modern Remodel

View before start of remodeling This mid-century modern house needed a "little" professional TLC.  The original design was very unique.  The detailing of how things were put together didn't get quite as much attention as the aesthetics when it was originally designed and built. The existing raised ground floor level terrace was in great disrepair [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|Architecture and Design, Construction Quality, Homes, Residential, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mid-Century Modern Remodel

Edgehill Residence – Cleveland Heights – Master Suite

Warm contemporary master bathroom with natural materials Here's an example of a large Cleveland Heights, OH, home that needed a total refresh to make it welcoming for the homeowners, two physicians with extremely busy schedules. The clients purchased the house with an existing master suite complete with large walk-in closet, master bedroom and [...]

Tudor Drive Addition – Cleveland Heights

Two-Story Addition on Tudor Road in Cleveland Heights New two story addition we designed for a Cleveland Heights home is under construction on Tudor Drive. The addition will house a new family room extension on the ground floor which the house was missing. There will also be a new expanded dining room on [...]

Painting in Spring and Fall

If you are thinking of painting the exterior of your house/ building this spring, make sure to follow the temperature specifications on the paint can.  The minimum temperature requirements vary by manufacturer and product, so read instructions carefully.  A general rule of thumb is that the temperature should stay above 40 degrees Fahrenheit for at [...]

By | April 25th, 2013|Construction Quality, Materials and Products|0 Comments

Load-bearing Walls

Opening in load-bearing wall It’s trendy for homeowners to stay in their existing home and improve it, rather than upgrading to a new house.  One of the most popular remodeling projects at the moment is to upgrade and increase the size and openness of the kitchen.  Doing so often results in having to [...]

By | September 28th, 2011|Architecture and Design, Construction Quality, Home Designs|0 Comments

Should You be Concerned about Spray Foam Insulation?

Have you considered using spray foam insulation in your building project?  If so, there is an informative article you should read.  However, before sending you  to the article, we would like to recommend that you to read the entire article; the reason being that some of the most important information is found near the end, where [...]