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Want best results? Don’t ask me for a square foot price!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon bathroom design tips, general remodeling and building, Tile 2 Comments

I have a rule about pricing tile. Don’t ask me what it costs “per square foot”. When faced with this question, I get out my tap dancing shoes, put on my tutu and start dancing! My goal is to have the client focus on end results within their

When to buy the best you can afford

Cheryl Kees Clendenon general remodeling and building 4 Comments

I just wrote a guest blog post for the remodeling and renovation folks at Charles and Hudson and while I was writing it, I kept thinking about what I end up telling clients every day. When remodeling or building new, there are certain areas you should always buy

Color your kitchen!

Cheryl Kees Clendenon general remodeling and building, Just cool stuff, kitchen design 4 Comments

(copy of article I wrote for regional publication) Too often people nervously approach the edge of their comfort zone when it comes to adding color in the kitchen and then quickly head back to the safety of blah. There is no reason to treat this area any differently

On the subject of Allowances

Cheryl Kees Clendenon Business, general remodeling and building Leave a Comment

I hate it for my clients when their architect or builder gives them an “allowance” for some category of items in their new home or remodeling project. Invariably, it is not even close to what will eventually be spent and I think it does a huge disservice to