general remodeling and building

Architects and their pretty pictures!

I decided to address this Article in the NY Times that has gone around on Twitter and Facebook titled “Skipping the Architect: Wise or Otherwise?”. WAS THE AUTHOR SERIOUSLY TASKED

When do you walk away?

If you think it is expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur. (said so well by one of my tweeps on twitter) This sums

I don’t get it

Seriously. Don’t you think a 3.8 million dollar house should have a kitchen worthy of, well, a multi million dollar home? I find it hard to believe the

Color your kitchen!

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

On the subject of Allowances

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,

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