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Alexa Lerner

Recent Posts

Tips For Selecting The Right Hardware For Your Interior Doors

It's The Details That Elevate Your Home's Decor

Whether you are remodeling or building a new custom home, selecting the right interior door hardware is an important but often overlooked step in making a home feel special and unique. The style, type, and finish of your interior door hardware should coordinate throughout your home, complement your decor, and reflect your personal taste. So, how do...

17 Jul 24

Our Guide To Designing The Right Swimming Pool For Your Home

Everything You Need To Know Before Breaking Ground On Your New Pool

Whether you want to cool off during the hot summer months, host the perfect party, or get some low-impact exercise, a swimming pool can turn your backyard into a fun and relaxing haven for your entire family. As you start to design your new pool, there are many factors to take into consideration: the size of the space you have...

09 Jul 24

How Long Will My Home Remodeling Project Take?

Careful Planning Will Keep Your Project On Track

As home remodeling specialists, we are often asked the question, "How long will my home remodeling project take?" Since the scope of work for every project is different, the time it takes to complete the planning, design, and construction phases will vary considerably. For example, remodeling a bathroom or kitchen may take weeks or months, whereas...

19 Jun 24

14 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

Freshen Up The Outside and Inside Of Your Home By Following These Tips

Regular maintenance is essential if you want to preserve, and even increase, the value of your home. Here's a good rule of thumb: when the seasons change, take the time to spruce up the outside and inside of your home and make all necessary repairs. Now that the weather is heating up, it's time to get your home ready for the...

05 Jun 24

How To Design The Ideal Outdoor Living Space

Extend Your Indoor Living Area To The Outdoors

Your outdoor living space should be an extension of your home, giving you the perfect place to entertain, barbeque, garden, exercise, or simply relax during the warmer months of the year. Whether your backyard is large or small, you can turn it into a comfortable, beautiful, and functional private oasis that is an escape from daily life. From...

23 May 24

How To Choose The Right Outdoor Furniture And Accessories For Your Home

Make Your Outdoor Living Area Comfortable and Functional

Having the right furniture is essential to creating a comfortable and functional outdoor living area, no matter the size of your space. But high-quality outdoor furniture can be a big investment, and with so many options available, how do you know what to buy? Here are our tips for choosing the right outdoor furniture and accessories for...

07 May 24

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